Theresa M. Dost
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AGE: 85 • Wilmington
Passed away peacefully on January 23, 2014 at the Heartland Hospice House.
Born in Philadelphia, Theresa was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Hoffman) Jowett. She retired from JC Penney in 1991 as a credit supervisor after 24 years of service. She was an active member of Claymore Senior Center and MidCounty Senior Center.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph P. Dost in 1979, her brother, Edward Jowett; and her sisters, Lillian Jowett, Bernice Borrell, and Bea Vandergrift.
She will be dearly missed by her son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Andrea Dost of New Jersey; her daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Fran Raymond of Wilmington; her sisters, Mary Benz and Rita Jackson; grandson, Francis Raymond; granddaughters, Jennifer and Jessica Dost; and her great grandchildren, Ashley and Cameron.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 28th at 11 AM at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road, Wilmington. Friends and family are invited to attend visitation Tuesday morning between 9:30 and 10:30 AM at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the
, 92 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720. MealeyFuneralHomes.com (302) 652-5913
Published in The News Journal from Jan. 25 to Jan. 27, 2014