Theresa LA CERF

Le Cerf – Theresa (nee McNelis), born April 14, 1919 in Ardara, Ireland passed away at Surrey Memorial Hospital on October 30, 2005 just six weeks after the death of Charles, her loving husband of 49 years. Predeceased by her sisters Kathleen, Peggy, and Brigid and her brothers Bernard and James Christopher. Survived by her only son Patrick and his partner James, her sister Mary Ellen and her brothers Martin and Packie. After training as a registered nurse in Reading, England and working in Oxford, Theresa came to Canada in 1954 and settled in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta where she met and married Charles. The family moved to British Columbia in 1963. After she retired, Theresa and Charles became active members and volunteers of the Sunrise Pavilion Seniors Center in North Surrey. Viewing will be held Monday, November 7, 2005 from 9:00-10:00 am at Avalon Surrey Funeral Home 13288-108 Ave., Surrey, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 am at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church 10460-139 Street, Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC would be appreciated.


Avalon Surrey Funeral Home (604)581-4401