Theresa L. Carney, passed away Friday, June 16 surrounded by her loving family and friends.
Theresa was born in Wilmington, DE, to the late John Paul and Mary Charlotte Foley. She graduated from William Penn high school. She earned her Bachelor's degree while working at Goldey Beacom College and years later continued her career at Delaware Technical College. While sharing her love of higher learning she also made lifelong friends that continued for the rest of her life. Theresa also was a mentor to so many young boys and girls through the PTA and many other school activities. She also enjoyed taking trips to Disney and the beach with her family. Most of all she will be remembered as one of the most loving, caring and kind people you would ever come across.
Theresa was devoted to her loving husband of 30 years Walter Carney, and there 3 children Kasey, Lindsey, and Jonathan. She was blessed to spend almost 2 years with her first grandson Jayden and to learn that her first granddaughter Blythe was born healthy and happy. She was preceded in death by her sister MaryAnne Foley, sister in law Barbara Foley, and nephew Matt Burt Jr. She is survived by her beloved family siblings Joanne, John, PJ and Lillian Foley (Stephen), Margaret Burt (Matt), Charlotte McAtee (Pat), and Jane McAllister (Jim). Her sister and brother in law Lisa Carney (Tony) and Roger Carney (Stacy) .Nieces and nephews Bill (Jess), William, Abigail, Hunter, Raylan, Kyle, Philip, Braedon, Nicholas.
Friends may call Wednesday, June 21st 6:00 to 8:00 pm and on Thursday June 22nd from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the McCrery & Harra funeral home 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808 where a service will be held on Thursday at 11:00am. Burial will be at Silverbrook cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Theresa's memory may be made to the St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.