In Loving Memory of Teresa Marie Waller
September 15, 1939 - March 14, 2021
Teresa Marie Waller (nee Zunino) passed away at Reading Hospital on Sunday, March 14, 2021. She was 81 years old.
Born in Avondale, Pennsylvania, Teresa was the daughter of the late Augusto and Alfonsina Zunino. Teresa was a life-long Catholic and member of St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church in Avondale. She enjoyed attending Mass and participating in the various events of the parish.
She was a stay at home mother when here daughters were young and as they entered school she was a frequent "lunch room" mom and chaperoned many field trips.
Teresa worked part-time as a bank teller for Wells Fargo and enjoyed talking to the customers. She made many friends throughout her years at the bank.
Teresa graduated from Kennett High School in 1957. She met her future husband, Pat Waller, at the gas station he owned in 1961. The two were married in 1963 and shared 57 years of marriage until Pat passed away in January of this year.
Teresa loved hosting parties at her home over the years and between birthday parties, sacraments, bridal and baby showers, hosted well over 100. She always loved being around her family and enjoyed cooking dinner, especially for her children and grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Teresa was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Clarence "Pat" Waller, daughter, Christina Waller and siblings, Joseph L. Zunino, Lena D. Lovisa and Anna M. Marrone.
Teresa is survived by daughters, Patrice Leonard of Avondale and Cathy Tornari (Larry) of Kennett Square; grandchildren, Mazzie and Joshua Miller; brothers, Harry Zunino (Eddie) of Avondale and Anthony Zunino (Kay) of West Grove; Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Her viewing will be from 10:00AM until 10:45AM and Funeral Mass at 11:00AM on Friday, March 19, 2021 at St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Catholic Church, 8910 Gap-Newport Pike, Avondale. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Kennett Square.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Teresa's name to St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Catholic Church, P.O. Box 709, Avondale, PA 19311. https://www.stgabrielavondalepa.org/give/
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