LAZURE, Teresa (nee O’Reilly) – There is some Irish shenanigans going on in heaven right now.
St. Teresa of the Holy Land, the last of the O’Reilly clan has left this world. She may not have been able to tell a lie, but she sure could use her favourite word. “BS” Teresa passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Fairhaven Long Term Care, a month short of her 90th birthday.
Beloved wife of the late Kerwood (Ken) (d 2005). Mother of six caring children, fourteen loving grandchildren and three cherished great grandchildren: Gloria Ross (Gordon), Denise, Jessica (Jeff) Cadotte, Genevieve; Chris (Jacki), Nolan; Michael (Wanda), Mary Claire (Greg) Jensen, Henry; Rose Haney (Doug), Brianne; Gary (Janice), Mark, Todd, Amy; Dennis, and former wife Linda Brayshaw (Gary), Natalie, Nicole Reynolds (Rob), Chantal; Norine Soucie (Dave) and former husband Bernie O’Brien, Kristen, Matthew, Katrina.
Predeceased by her parents Cornelius O’Reilly and Elizabeth (nee Harrington) and her siblings Marie Mattucci, Margaret Virtanen, Gloria Sullivan, Helen Courneya, Neil O’Reilly, Barbara O’Rourke, Gerald O’Reilly, and Frances Ogrodnik. Sister in law to Edna Lazure, Lorine Lazure, Harry O’Rourke, Mary O’Reilly, John Ogrodnik, and Joe Sullivan. Sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Highland Park funeral centre, Peterborough on Friday, September 16th from 7-9 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anne’s Parish (859 Barnardo Ave. Peterborough) Saturday, September 17th at 11 a.m. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery.
In memory of Teresa, donations can be made to the Fairhaven Foundation or charity of your choice. Teresa’s family would like to acknowledge and thank the staff at Fairhaven Home and especially Riverside 4 for the love and care they showed mom in her almost four years of residing there.