OGDENSBURG -- A memorial mass and burial for Theresa M. Cary, 89, will be held at a later date. Burial will be at Church of Assumption Cemetery in Redford, NY. Theresa passed away Saturday night (May 09, 2020) at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center.
She leaves behind a son, William Venne, of Saudi Arabia; daughters Rita Lewis of Ogdensburg, Jean Borges of Aurora, CO, Joan (Wes) Bailey of South Jordan, UT and Susan Mitchell of Jericho, VT; and six grandchildren, four great grandchildren and several cousins.
Theresa was predeceased by her first husband, Walter Venne; her second husband, James Cary; daughter Ann Marie Venne; and a son, Lawrence Venne.
Theresa was born on December 9, 1930 to the late Arthur and Helen (Myers) Anderson in Riverview, NY. She attended and graduated from Sallaz Academy, Redford, NY and went on to further her education in Plattsburgh, earning her nursing license. She began her career as a nurse working for Champlain-Valley Physicans Hospital in Plattsburgh. She then continued her career at Will Rogers Hospital in Saranac Lake, Clinton County Infirmary, Fort Harrison VA Medical Center in Montana, Fort Lyons VA Hospital in Colorado, and Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas, from where she retired in 1996.
Theresa enjoyed reading, crocheting, and knitting. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Cathedral, 415 Hamilton Street; Ogdensburg, NY 13669.
Condolences, fond memories and thoughts can be made online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.