Theresa E. Stirling, 90,
formerly of Butler, died peacefully in Scottsdale,
AZ on June 24, 2017. Born November 24, 1926, she was
the daughter of the late Lewis and Theresa Erdos and
youngest of 9 children. She was proceeded in death
by her husband of 44 years, Charles F. Stirling and
Theresa was a woman of
strong will and Christian faith whose lifelong
mission was to share the joy and love of her Lord by
serving others. She was a faithful life-long member
of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, where she served as a
choir member and Sunday School teacher, both for 65
years. She also was an avid gardener, a florist
specializing on wedding flowers, and a long-term
member of the Meridian Buttercup Garden Club. She
was a great baker and known by many as the "Cookie
She is survived by
daughters, Jan Kelly and her husband Tom in Butler
and Gayle Jameson and her husband Jeff in
Scottsdale, 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren,
numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be
held on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at St.
Mark's Lutheran Church, 201 W. Jefferson St.,
Butler, PA with Dr. Rev. Towberman, officiating.
Memorial donations can be
made to: St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Music
Department, 201 W. Jefferson St., Butler, PA 16001.
Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 E. North St.
Butler, PA 16001.
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