Teresa S. Mulderig
1930 - 2021
George A Strish Inc Funeral Home
105 N Main St
Ashley, PA

Teresa S. Mulderig, 91, of Mountain Top, passed away Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp.

She was born in Scranton, Oct. 4, 1930, the daughter of the late Joseph and Teresa McCrea Schirra.

She was a graduate of St. Paul's High School, Scranton, the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Scranton, and Marywood College, Scranton.

Teresa was a registered nurse who was employed by several local hospitals. She went on with her career and was employed by the Army Ordinance Department, Scranton, and then served as an instructor at Allied Medical Careers, Wilkes-Barre, until her retirement and where she received the Department of Education Commendation Award.

She also worked part time for 15 years in the coat and dress department for Hess Department Store at the Wyoming Valley Mall, which later became Kaufman's.

Along with her husband and many others, Teresa was instrumental in establishing the Mountain Top Area Library, which later became the Marian Sutherland Kirby Library.

She was a very active member of St. Jude Parish, Mountain Top, where she served on the First Parish Council and was a member of the Scripture Sharing Group. She also was a lector and CCD teacher at the parish and a member of Social Action Committee. Teresa served on the board of the Marywood Alumni Association.

Teresa volunteered her time at the American Red Cross and served on the Planning Commission for Fairview Twp. for over 10 years before relocating to Rice Twp.

She enjoyed antiquing and was always eager to learn about history.

Preceding her in death was her husband of 19 years, Attorney Frank W. Mulderig, in 1982; son, Michael Mulderig, in 2015; and brother, Joseph Schirra.

Surviving are daughters, Katie Mulderig and Molly Mulderig; four grandchildren, Clare and Tim Mulderig; Keelan and Erin Tollinger; sister, Nancy Werner and her husband, George; daughter-in-law, Holly Mulderig; nephew, Karl Werner and family; along with many cousins.

Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Jude Parish, 420 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. Calling hours will be at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Teresa's memory to St. Joseph's Center, 2010 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509.

Arrangements are from George A. Strish Inc., 105 N. Main St., Ashley.

Published by Citizens Voice from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2021.
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Calling hours
10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
St. Jude Parish
420 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, PA
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St. Jude Parish
420 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, PA
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Teresa was such a beautiful person inside and out. She cared for so many in her lifetime. May she rejoice with her husband and son. Prayers and love to her daughters.
December 1, 2021
Dear Katie and Molly and Family, Your dear sweet mother, Teresa, will always be in our hearts and Prayers. We loved her. She was an amazing lady. May God keep Teresa and her family in His tender loving care during your time of sorrow. Our sympathies are with you. So sorry we are unable to attend her Memorial Mass. God bless, Pete and Ann Marie Bruno
November 30, 2021
Katie and Molly, My sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother. Wishing you peace and comfort during these trying times. God bless.
Scott Rauscher
November 29, 2021
Molly, Katie, and family. So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Thinking of you at this difficult time. All of our love and prayers. God bless. May she RIP.
November 25, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss. Teresa was a lovely lady and gave so much of herself. May she rest in peace.
Mark Derwin
November 19, 2021
Katie and Molly, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. Your mom was such a lovely lady,, always kind. My thoughts and prayers go out to both of you.
November 19, 2021
John and I send our heartfelt sympathy to Michael, Kate and Molly. Your mother was a true lady and someone we admired and thought a great deal of. May she rest in peace. Love, John and Sterling Dougherty
John and Sterling Dougherty
November 17, 2021
We are so saddened by the loss of our Aunt Teresa. We enjoyed our visits in recent years, Tee was always so sharp discussing current issues and loved sharing stories of family, past and present. She will be greatly missed.
John and Susan Rector
November 17, 2021
Molly & Katie, So very sad to hear about our lovely Aunt Tee. Please know that the entire family is thinking of you and sending big hugs. Sweetie
Marilyn Brennan
November 16, 2021
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