Theresa Marie “Terri” (Roberts) Wheeler
WESTFIELD — Theresa Marie “Terri” (Roberts) Wheeler, 80, of Prospect Road, Westfield, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at Westfield Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness.
Theresa was born Jan. 22, 1939, in Erie, Pa., and was the daughter of the late Myron Joel and Zelda (Cozzadd) Roberts.
She was raised in western Crawford County, Pa., and graduated from Conneautville Schools. Theresa continued her education at Behrend College studying business and had been employed by General Motors in the warrantee department. She changed careers and trained to be a registered nurse having worked for the MLK Center, the JFK Center and at St. Mary’s Home, all in Erie. She moved to Chautauqua County, N.Y., and continued her work as a registered nurse at various clinics and doctor’s offices and retired from the medical offices of Dr. Daniel J. Cracium, MD in Fredonia, N.Y.
Terri was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Mayville, N.Y., and was a person of strong and committed faith. She served her Church in many ways including serving on numerous committees and commissions, as well as countless hours and miles traveling for the Episcopal Diocese of WNY. She had been a member of the OES, Daughters of the Nile, had a fantastic knack for interior design and decorating and was an avid gardener.
She was a member of and past president of the Westfield Area Garden Club. Theresa loved to travel and she loved all animals, especially her many dogs and several cats over the years. She will be missed by her Pug, Sweetie Pie. Family and faith went hand in hand, and she loved them both.
Survivors include her husband of 12 years, Charles R. Wheeler, whom she married June 23, 2007; her son, Myron Scott “Mike” Connick of North East, Pa.; and her two daughters: Diane Lee of Girard Pa., and Terrie Marie Osterhout of Tulsa Okla.; as well as her stepchildren: Heidi Greene of Pittsburgh, Pa., and R.J. Hauser of Texas. Terri is further survived by her grandchildren: Erik, Christopher, Marissa, Adam; her step-grandchildren: Sam, Max, Katie, Ben, Anthony, Michael, Robert, Samantha and Dominic. Many great- grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by her second husband, Raymond J. Hauser, who died in 2000; and by her stepson, Joseph Hauser.
Friends may call from 5-7 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY 14787, and are invited to attend her funeral service at 10 a.m., on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 99 South Erie St., Mayville, NY 14757, with the Rev. Richard Elberfeld officiating.
Burial will be in Beaver Center Cemetery, Beaver Twp., Crawford County, Pa.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 99 South Erie St., Mayville, NY 14757 or the Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue, 7540 N. Gale St., Westfield, NY 14787.
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