Theresa Catherine Roper

March 3, 1928 ~ August 1, 2019 (age 91)

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Roper, Theresa C., of East Boston, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 1st.

Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Roper Sr.

Devoted mother of Cathy Russo and husband Johnny of Jamestown, Rhode Island, Joan Caponigro and husband Dougy of Florida, Loretta DeMarco and husband Rob of New Hampshire, Patty Rickards of Michigan, Lawrence Jr. and wife Laura of Lynnfield, and the late Dottie and Jeanne Roper.

Dear sister of Dorothy Pinico of Stoughton and the late Paul White.

Cherished grandmother of ten grandsons and three great-grandchildren.

Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Theresa's life by gathering on Wednesday August 7th in the Most Holy Redeemer Parish, 72 Maverick Street, East Boston, MA 02128, from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. A funeral mass celebrating her life will follow at noon. Services will conclude with Theresa being laid to rest at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations in Theresa's name to the Saint Francis House, 39 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116.

Theresa was a member of the Heritage Apartments Task Force for over eighteen years. She was also a lifelong parishioner of the Most Holy Redeemer Parish and sang in the choir.

To send flowers to Theresa's family, please visit our floral section.


August 7, 2019

10:00 AM
Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery
185 Lake St.
Peabody, MA 01960

August 7, 2019

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Most Holy Redeemer Church
72 Maverick Street
Boston, MA 02108

Funeral Mass
August 7, 2019

12:00 PM
Most Holy Redeemer Church
72 Maverick Street
Boston, MA 02108


Saint Francis House
39 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116
Tel: 1-617-542-4211

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