Therese “Terry” Stephens Obituary, Death – Therese “Terry” Stephens, aged 86, passed away peacefully in the loving embrace of her family on Saturday, September 16, 2023. She was the devoted wife of Jim for an impressive 61 years, a testament to their enduring love. Terry was a pillar of strength and the proud matriarch of her family, holding the rank of Sargent Major in the hearts of her children: Bernard, Cathy, Paul, Cindy, Ken, Leonie, Mick, Susan, Damien, and Angelique.
Her dedication extended to her role as a grandmother, where she was adored and doted upon by Annie and Trent; Matthew, Ben; Tim, Josh, Ella, Phoebe; Jemma, Lauren, Meghan, and her little sparkle, Rorie. Her passing leaves a void that can only be filled with cherished memories. Terry’s spirit will forever reside in the hearts of those who knew and loved her. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Terry’s life at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Berri on Friday, September 22, 2023, at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, those who wish to honor Terry’s memory are encouraged to make a donation to St. Vincent De Paul, a cause she held dear.
Donations can be made at the service. As a tribute to Terry’s vibrant spirit, attendees are asked to wear cheerful colors, symbolizing the joy she brought into the lives of all who had the privilege of knowing her. In this way, we can come together not only to mourn her loss but also to celebrate the beautiful life she lived.