Teresa Jayne Lawson Marruffo

Wagoner, Oklahoma

Mar 27, 1961 – Nov 6, 2017 (Age 56)


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Teresa Jayne Lawson Marruffo was born on March 27, 1961 and died on November 6, 2017. She was a registered nurse and provided loving care to hospital patients. Teresa was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma to the late Lowel H. and Nadine (Edmiston) Lawson. Her stepmother Pat Lawson and step-sister Gale Ashbrener preceded her in death. She is survived by her siblings Stephanna Hayes (Michael), Tommy Lawson (Tana), and Mark Ashbrener (Brenda). Teresa grew up in Wagoner, Oklahoma and graduated from Wagoner High School in 1979. She later attended Tulsa Junior College and studied nursing and Spanish. She was a nurse at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma for over 25 years. Teresa married Ricardo Marruffo in 1982, and they had three daughters: Sara Marruffo-Blodget (Torrie Blodget), Rosa Marruffo, and Cristina Marruffo. Teresa was a proud mother and believed that her daughters' career paths corresponded to her life experiences while pregnant and that her daughters had followed their destiny. Teresa and Ricardo separated in 2005. She loved fine art, arts and crafts and the outdoors. She took continuing education classes at Tulsa Community College and studied art history and Italian. She made outstanding Halloween costumes for her daughters. She also enjoyed scrapbooking and cardmaking and shared her creations with family and friends. She loved camping and hiking especially in the San Juan Mountains in Colorado. The memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church of Wagoner on Saturday, November 11 at 4:30 pm officiated by the Reverend Jim Hollifield. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vRQcQUoiUR9ERdyDkx-34hub2p6P_wKiyd3fXuw451nIJL8Y6mYLEvlGK_XGpB81NSrWzflKpIRmIGg/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000

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Rosa I am so sorry. I have the best memories of your mom on volleyball trips! Sending love and prayers your way

Aww she was always the nicest lady. I'm so sorry for your loss! Sending you prayers for strength during this difficult time ❤

Girl, I'm so sorry for your loss! I always liked your mom she was such a great lady! If you need anything let me know! *hugs*

Cristina, I am so very sorry. She was an incredible woman and one heck of a volleyball coach. sending hugs and prayers to you and your family.

I'm so sorry to hear this. Your family has been in my thoughts and prayers. ((((HUGS))))

Rosa I'm so sorry! Prayers
I remember some great volleyball memories with your mom.

I'm so sorry, Rosa. I have fond memories of her! Big hugs for you.

Oh my! I also worked with her at St. John Home Health. I was the IT person and when she would bring her laptop to me to work on she always had great stories to share. She made me laugh. I still have the fabulous holiday cards she made. So talented! I know she will be missed.

I too am so sad....we also worked together St John Home Health...we were an RN/LPN team had the northeast area...so sorry for your lost...praying for you and family