Teresa Darlene Bovey Pruitt Travis|
April 27, 1962 - December 3, 2013
Resident of Hayward
Teresa Darlene Travis of Hayward, California was carried away in the arms of the angels on December 3, 2013 after a long and brave battle with cancer. Born in Castro Valley, California on April 27, 1962, she spent her life and raised her family in the beautiful Bay Area. She is survived by her adoring husband, Wesley Travis; her beloved children, Christopher Pruitt, Hannah Pruitt, and Kelly Pruitt; her father, LeRoy Bovey of Brookings, Oregon; sister, Rose Norton, and brother-in-law, William Norton, of Modesto, California; stepbrother, Mike McGee of Brookings, Oregon; uncle Donald Hudiburgh, and aunt Monja Hudiburgh, of Oakdale, California; nieces Angelique Bovey-Hall, Victoria Miller, Jennifer Barton, and Amy Patton; nephews Jeramy Woodhill and William Norton II; 10 grand-nieces and nephews with one more on the way, cousins; father-in-law, Darl Travis and mother-in-law, Mary Travis; sister-in-law, Joy Travis and brother-in-law, Stephen Snopel of Milpitas, California, and her former spouse, Gary Pruitt, of Newark, California. She was preceded into heaven by her mother, JoAnna Bovey; sister, Debra Bovey; and stepmother, Dorothy Bovey. She will be greatly missed by her family and countless friends and colleagues.
Her passions included major league baseball; especially the San Francisco Giants; Disneyland; camping; antiquing; and museums. She enjoyed helping those facing difficult challenges; including volunteer work with the Special Olympics. Her happiest times were those spent with family and friends; times always filled with laughter and an overabundance of food.
Teresa was a long-time healthcare insurance professional with Prudential Insurance, ABD Insurance & Financial Services, and The Leavitt Group. She was known for her compassionate dedication to her customers and her teammates.
Viewing will be held on Monday, December 9, from 10:30am-12:30pm at Fremont Chapel of the Roses, 1940 Peralta Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536. Funeral Service will begin at 1pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1301 Mowry Ave., Fremont, CA 94536. Private family burial to follow at Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park in Hayward, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in memory of Teresa to the
Published in Inside Bay Area on Dec. 7, 2013