Theresa Downey(1941 - 2014)

Theresa Downey, 72, of East Hartford entered into the Lord's embrace on Sunday morning, March 30, 2014 at Riverside Health Care. She was raised in East Hartford by her parents, James and Anna (Chrzanowski) Downey. She will be most remembered for her warm smile and infectious laughter. She had a deep affection for animals. Theresa is survived by her loving family of 5 brothers and 2 sisters, Joseph Downey and his wife Margaret of Rocky Hill, James Downey of Glastonbury, Michael Downey and his wife Joann of Glastonbury, John Downey and his wife Maria of Amston, Walter Downey and his wife Colette of Vero Beach, FL Margaret Vasseur of East Hartford, Mary Malcolm-Smith of Manchester and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. She was well loved by all her family and will be greatly missed. The family would like to thank the staff at Riverside Health & Rehab Center for their care and compassion given to Theresa. Calling Hours will be held Friday morning, April 4th, from 9 to 10:30AM, at Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, CT 06108. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11AM, at Blessed Sacrament Church, 36 Cambridge Dr., East Hartford. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. To leave an online condolence, please visit

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Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home
318 Burnside Ave East Hartford, CT 06108
(860) 289-0209

Published in The Hartford Courant on Apr. 2, 2014