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Therese Mae "Terry" Firgelewski


1927 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Therese Mae "Terry" Firgelewski Obituary
Lyme - Therese Mae "Terry" Firgelewski, 90, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at Harrington Court in Colchester, where she had enjoyed living for the past few years.

Terry was born on Nov. 8, 1927, in Mystic. She attended Mystic schools. She obtained her RN diploma at Providence Hospital. She went on to work for the VNA, then L+M Hospital part-time, while also working on the Firgelewski farm. She was also the director of nurses at Saybrook Convalescent Hospital in Old Saybrook for more than 35 years. Terry was a well-loved and respected nurse there and never hesitated to pitch in and help do patient care on the units.

Terry was predeceased by her parents, her four older siblings, her beloved husband, Joseph S. Firgelewski, of more than 50 years, and a very special friend, Denise Hayden Firgelewski, who was like a daughter to her. She leaves behind three nephews, one niece, five great-nephews and three great-nieces.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, in Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 13 Beckwith Lane, Old Lyme. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, in Christ the King Church, Old Lyme. Interment will follow in Grassy Hill Cemetery, Grassy Hill Road, Lyme. A reception will follow at the Lyme Firehouse, Route 156, Lyme.

Please visit www.fultontherouxoldlyme.com for tributes and directions.
Published in The Day on Sept. 5, 2018
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