September 11th, 2019
Mary Teresa Dewees, 68, of Upper Chichester passed away on September 10th at Crozer Chester Medical Center. She was born in Chester to the late Francis J. Desmond, Jr. and Loretta Pizzoli. Teresa was a lifetime member of the Ogden Fire Company. She served as the secretary for the Delaware County Fireman’s Association. She was also the former assistant coordinator of emergency management in Upper Chichester. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and making arts and crafts.
In addition to her parents, Teresa was predeceased by her husband, Hubert Dewees (2011); step-mother, Audrey M. Desmond (2007).
She is survived by her children, Adele Dewees, Brian Dewees, and Jennifer Dewees; grandchildren, Adrianna and Kallilynn Dewees, and Brian Dewees, Jr. ; brother, Francis Desmond, III (Candice); sister, Evelyn Desmond; special nieces, Amanda Hawkins, Angela Desmond, and Katrina Gilbert; several other nieces and nephews.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 14th at 11am at the Joseph A. Ward Funeral Home 1459 Market St. Linwood, PA. Friends and family are invited to her viewing from 10-11am at the funeral home. Burial will be private. Donations in her name can be made directly to the Ward Funeral Home to assist the family with the cost of services.