Theresa DiFiore
Theresa DiFiore
Theresa A. DiFiore, 90, of Spring Valley, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester following a lengthy respiratory illness.

Theresa A. DiFiore was born Oct. 25, 1922, in Jersey City, N.J., to Benjiman and Mary Shindlo. She grew up in Jersey City and attended school there.

Theresa worked as a nursing assistant in Jersey City Medical Center in her early years. She later was a stay-at-home housewife and mother of six children. She moved to Minnesota in 1985.

Survivors include four daughters and a son; Coletta (Leslie) Nirdlinger of New Orleans, Antoinette Arrow of Altoona, Pa., Anthony (Myong) DiFiore of Debary, Fla., Theresa (Dick) Harreld of Spring Valley, Minn., and Connie (Jack) Harker of Crème Ridge, N.J.; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband and one son.

Theresa has been cremated and a private family committal service at St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery in Spring Valley will take place at a later date.

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