Theresa E. Stirling

November 24, 1926 ~ June 24, 2017


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 all siblings.

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 Lady."

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.

Arrangements by Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 E. North St. Butler, PA 16001.

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