A''Hearn, Theodore J.
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Theodore J. A'Hearn, born October 5, 1925 in Massillon, Ohio, passed away peacefully on September 13, 2009. He joins his late wife, Therese, who passed away in January.
Ted was the third child born to Mae and Charles J. A'Hearn. Raised in Midland, PA, he attended St. Vincent's Preparatory School in Latrobe, PA and graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1949, B.A. in Economics, after serving two years in the Army as an infantry medic during World War II.
After graduation, Ted joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a Special Agent initially assigned to the San Francisco office for two years and then to the Los Angeles office. He worked many high profile cases during his 25 year career. After his retirement from the FBI, he joined the Southern California Gas Company's Security Division and retired in 1991 after a 15 year career. He was actively involved in the Society of Ex FBI Agents attending many functions locally as well as conventions across the country with his wife Therese.
Ted and Therese moved to Palm Desert in 1995 where he volunteered for 10 years at the Betty Ford Clinic and served as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He enjoyed his new friends in Sun City and especially enjoyed singing and dancing in the Sun City productions.
Ted and Therese were married for 53 years and raised their four children, Erin, Jim, Megan and Michael in the Los Angeles area. Always active in his children's lives, Ted was also able to enjoy his grandchildren, Brittany, Patrick, Connor and James. Ted was the ultimate family man, always putting his family first. He lived a full and blessed life.
Ted is predeceased by his brother Charles (Victor) A'Hearn and sister-in-law Mary Jane A'Hearn. In addition to his children, he is survived by his brother Richard H. A'Hearn, sister-in-law Charlotte (Pat) A'Hearn, and numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, colleagues, and friends.
Services will be held at St. Juliana Catholic Church, 1316 N. Acacia Ave. in Fullerton, CA. Rosary and viewing on Friday, September 18th at 7 PM and Funeral Mass on Saturday, September 19th at 10 AM.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sept. 16, 2009