Theresa G. Wallace, age 96, of Wolcott and formerly of Cheshire entered into rest on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the devoted wife of the late John R. Wallace for over 27 years.
Theresa was born on December 26, 1922 in Waterbury, daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (Dunn) Griffin. Theresa worked as an Aide at Chapman School in Cheshire and for the Comptroller’s Office at Scovill Manufacturing in Waterbury. She retired in 2007 from Marshall’s in Cheshire where she worked for over 20 years and she was a parishioner of St. Bridget’s Church.
She is the beloved mother of Kathleen Mahmood and Robert P. Wallace, both of Cheshire. Theresa is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Bryan, Leila and Jeffrey; and her cherished great-grandchildren, Jacob, Lucas and Jasper. She was predeceased by her son, John E. Wallace; her son-in-law, Bill Mahmood; and her sisters, Josephine and Margaret.
Friends may greet her family at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 So. Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410 on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 9:30AM until 11:15AM. At 11:15AM her funeral procession will leave for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 12PM in St. Bridget of Sweden Parish-St. Bridget Church, 175 Main Street, Cheshire. Burial will follow in St. Bridget Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation-CT Affiliate, 74 Batterson Park Rd., Farmington, CT 06032-2565 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, CT Chapter, 200 Executive Blvd., Southington, CT 06489-1058. To leave condolences for Theresa’s family, please visit www.fordfh.com