Virden-Theresa L. Ferrero, 97, of Virden, IL, passed away at 5:00 A.M. Saturday, May 23, 2015 at St. John’s Hospice in Springfield, IL surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on June 4, 1917 in New York Mills, MN to Ernest and Theresa Hensel. She married Albert Ferrero in 1950 and they had one daughter, Alyse (Robert) Engel. She had a son from a previous marriage, Charles (Marjorie) Scott.
Theresa worked as a waitress for many years at the Vird-Inn and Mick & Mary’s Place in Thayer. She also worked as a certified nursing assistant at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL. She was very active in church work, loved sewing and crafts of all kinds. She and her husband joined the POLK of A Club in 1982. They enjoyed many years of dancing. They were a part of the exhibition team that preformed at retirement homes, nursing homes and civic centers throughout central Illinois.
Surviving Theresa is her husband of 64 years Albert M. Ferrero; son, Charles (Marjorie) Scott of Dallas, TX; daughter, Alyse (Robert) Engel, Chatham, IL; 5 grandchildren and 2 great granddaughters. Preceding Theresa in death were her parents, 5 brothers and 4 sisters.
Visitation will be from 9:30 – 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Sacred Heart Church with Mass starting at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Father James Palakudy officiating, organist, Marcella Rosiere. Pallbearers: John Claborn, Mark Scott, Matt Holler, Dan Snodgrass, David Monti & Mark Bertolino. Memorials may be made to the Virden Public Library or to Prairieland Ambulance, Virden, IL. Interment will be in Virden Cemetery, Virden, IL. To leave a comment for the family please visit: www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com