April 4, 2017
Teresa Costantino, 97, of Milford, PA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Milford Senior Care, Milford, PA. Teresa was a member of Saint Patrick’s Church, Milford, PA.
The daughter of the late Francesco and Maria (Locanto) Costantino, Teresa was born on June 28, 1919 in Calabria, Italy.
Teresa is survived by her loving daughter, MaryAnn Gilpin and her son-in-law William; her grandchildren, Stephanie Piccini and her husband Jared, and Rebecca Serpe and her husband Steve; her great grandchildren, Maria and Leo Serpe, and Allison and Elise Piccini; her sister, Lucy Fiore, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, John (infant), Frank, Dominick, and James Costantino; her sisters, Regina and Pasqualina Costantino, and Mary Castiglione. She was also predeceased by her niece, RoseAnn Castiglione.
Teresa had a great love for her family. She loved to crochet and donated numerous blankets to the Tristate Pregnancy Center and local nursing homes. She was passionate about her Italian heritage and loved to cook for her family. Teresa often entertained family and friends with her singing, dancing, and jokes. Teresa was a faithful Christian who loved Jesus and the Blessed Mother dearly. She had a full and blessed life and was loved by everyone. She will be greatly missed.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church, 111 East High St., Milford, PA on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 12:00PM with Rev. Alfred Vito officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Karen Ann Quinlan, Center of Hope Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave, Newton, NJ 07860 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.
Arrangements made by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W. Harford Street, Milford, PA (stroyanfuneralhome.com).
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