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1929 Mary 2023

Mary Theresa Hooper

1929 — January 16, 2023

Mary Theresa

Roche

Hooper "Theresa",

born November 13, 1929

, of Glenmont, NY, passed away peacefully on

January 16, 2023, in her home with her beloved family surrounding her.

Theresa was a creative and passionate artist, an avid lover of nature and the world around her, and a faithful member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church.  Theresa was an inquisitive person who loved to learn.  Her children will tell you that she was a "well-informed" 93-year-old. Theresa was married to the love of her life, John R. Hooper for 62-years

. She was a

devout

mother

of 6,

grandmother to 19, and great-grandmother to 16.  She attended the Academy of the Holy Names, a

nd New York

State College for Teachers

(SUNY-Albany) in Albany, NY.

Theresa worked for, and retired from, SUNY-Albany's Registrar's Office in 1995 where she loved meeting and helping students.

Theresa is preceded in death by her parents, Leo P. and Mary J.

Roche

; her

late

husband John R. Hooper, her sister

Catherine Beigel, and her brother Peter Roche. She is survived by her sisters Bella McCarroll and Anne Malone; her children:

Mary Catherine Lodico (Robert), Nora Hooper (Rick Wielgorecki), Carol Hooper-Cahill (Brian

Cahill), John J. Hooper (Mary), Claire McDermott (Michael), and Robert Hooper (Cindy),

and her many

grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Theresa's phenomenal neighbors and

dear

friends: Glenn and Michele Vadney and

Maureen

Carty

;

and her loving caregivers: Margery, Pam, Mary, Iris, and Alberta. We would also like to thank

nurses

Caitlin and Angel from Hospice Care. Their

kind

ness and compassion was greatly appreciated

during

this

hard

journey.

Visitation to be held at Applebee Funeral Home, 403 Kenwood Ave., Delmar, NY 12054 on Wednesday, January 25 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral Mass is

scheduled

at St. Thomas the Apostle Church,

35 Adams Place,

Delmar, NY 12054 on Thursday, January 26 at 10:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in

Theresa's name to St. Thomas the Apostle School, 42 Adams Place, Delmar, NY 12054.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Thomas the Apostle Church

35 Adams Place, Delmar, NY 12054

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