theresa chalfant
Theresa Chalfant, of Weirton, WV died Sunday February 24, 2013, at her home. Born on October 31, 1921, in Mendicino Italy, She was a daughter of the late Domenic and Marietta Muoio Mandarino. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Chalfant, on February 6, 2012; and a brother, Lou Mandarino. Theresa enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her love of the outdoors and her extraordinary ability to grow and maintain beautiful flower gardens. She was gifted with a keen sense of color and form and her ability to design was very instinctive. Shopping, traveling, taking long walks, cooking and dancing were among her favorite pastimes. She is survived by her sons, Daniel (Roxanna) Chalfant of Albany, IN, Jeff Chalfant of Morgantown, WV; a daughter, Linda (Lynn) Chalfant of Belchertown, MA; a brother, Ralph Mandarino of Belle Vernon, PA; four grandchildren, Ryan(Christina) Reagan, Alana (Christopher) Evans, Hannah and Andrew Chalfant; four great grandchildren, Claire and Issac Evans, and Ava and Luke Reagan. Visitation will be 10 AM until time of funeral services at 11 AM Wednesday at the Little Redstone United Methodist Church, Fayette City, PA. Rev. George Romage will presde. Interment will follow at the Belle Vernon Cemetery, Belle Vernon, PA Share tributes and memories at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Theresa was the most wonderful, beautiful, loving woman that i have had the pleasure spending time with. She was a dear friend and loved by me and my family, we will be ever grateful to have had her in our lives. I loved her very much and will miss her with all my heart. My sorrow is with her family that has been a part of mine for years. I will always think of you all as family to me, if you need anything, please call!

  2. I have so many great memories. My grandmother was a kind woman. She could make anyone smile, she didn’t know a stranger. Thinking of grandma reminds me of pink dresses, her beautiful hands, chocolate, Gabriels, homemade spaghetti, flowers, her keepsakes and dancing like a chicken in the living room ( : My grandmother always knew how to cheer me up. I loved her stories and going on walks. I’ll never forget that. Grandma reminded me to always be kind and loving to others. I’ll miss her!

  3. Dan, Linda, Jeff and Family, Please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss. Your Mom was a sweet, soft spoken lady with a beautiful smile. She was a good neighbor to our family. Thinking of you. Gloria and Mike Suchko

  4. Dan, Linda and Jeff, Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your Mom. She was a good and thoughtful neighbor. She always brought me a bouqet of flowers from her beautiful garden. Take care. Barbara Pete

  5. Dan, Linda and Jeff, Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your Mom. She was a good and thoughtful neighbor. She always brought me a bouqet of flowers from her beautiful garden. Take care. Barbara Pete

  6. loved your mom! did her hair! beautiful Obituary!! this is just how I remember Her, very elegant!! Hope you are doing well Jeff!! Marjie (reese) and Bruce Harris.

  7. Jeff and family, I was sorry to read of your mother’s passing, and want to extend my sympathy to all of you at this sad time.

  8. Please accept my deepest sympathy to the family of Theresa…She was such a sweet person. While working with her husband, I had the chance to enjoy chats with her on the phone. Sincerely, Tina Mitchell

  9. Danny, Linda & Jeff Your mother was a one of a kind person who will be missed beyond belief. I have many great memmories of the fun times we had at your home over the years. I am truly sorry for your loss. The world has lost another good soul. Love, Susan C Hill (Dellaria)

  10. sorry to here of your mothers passing. she was always so kind to me. when they both could my mom and her would walk together. she sends her sympathy also.

  11. Dearest Danny, Linda, and Jeff, I am sorry that I can’t be with you today in being, but I am with you in spirit. Our relationship is such that she was like a mother to me and I grieve with you. She was truly an amazing women and the memories we have shared since we were kids will live on forever. I will remember her always as the beautiful, stylish, funny, caring, unselfish, big-hearted person she was. And I will never walk into Gabe’s again without thinking of her (I can hear her laughing)! I am so very glad she was a part of my life. May she rest in peace. My love and sympathy to your entire family. ~francee

  12. Jeff, Linda, & Dan: Sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I know the past few years have been difficult. I’ll always remember your mom as being kind, generous, and easy going. Harold

  13. Theresa was a beautiful woman. I remember her smile and her tender, soft loving way. May she have a speedy journey home and her memories be forever in your heart. Love Mary and Mike Krensavage and family

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