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Theresa Yedlock (Gillespie)

November 1, 1936 - October 4, 2020

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Theresa Gillespie Yedlock, 83 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully, Sunday morning, October 4, 2020 after a brief illness.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Esther (Nieratka) Gillespie.

Theresa was a graduate of G.A.R. Memorial High School, Wilkes-Barre and was employed as a certified nurse’s aide at River Street Manor, Wilkes-Barre, until her retirement. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Parish, Wilkes-Barre.

Always ready to laugh, Theresa often was the life of the party and had a heart of gold. She will be deeply missed. Theresa’s family would like to thank the nurses at Residential Hospice, Geisinger South, for the compassionate and wonderful care given to Theresa.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters Kathleen Sperlazzo and Joan Toporcer.

Theresa leaves behind her loving daughter Donna Brenner, grandchildren Bobby, Jaelyn and Bailey Brenner, sister Patricia Dessoye, many nieces and nephews.

As per Theresa’ wishes, Funeral Services will be private with inurnment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Arrangements are entrusted to the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.

Memorial donations may be made to Residential Hospice, 601 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, Pennsylvania 18704 in Theresa’s memory.