Theresa Elizabeth Whitacre, age 93, of McKeesport, died October 24, 2016, at John J. Kane Regional Center. Born January 7, 1923 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Victoria (Barr) Ochap and the wife of the late John W. Whitacre, Sr.
Theresa was retired from McKeesport Hospital as a unit secretary. She was a member of Evangelical Congregational Church and taught Sunday School and OCF classes. Theresa volunteered for Meals on Wheels and loved trips to Florida visiting her sister.
Theresa is survived by daughter, Audrey (John) Horchar of Liberty Borough; sons, John (Lynn) Jr. of Elizabeth Twp. and William (Penny) of Munhall; grandchildren, John W. III, Angela, Christopher and John H. III; great grandchildren, Ian, Autumn, Cody, Kevin, Breanna, Jason; and nieces and nephews.
She was also included in death by daughter, Gloria Martin; grandchildren, Kenneth and Terrence Horchar; and siblings, Mary, Julia, Anthony, Michael, Stanley, Walter, Eleanor and Albert.
Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. Funeral service will be Friday, Oct. 28 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Glen Irvin officiating. Burial will follow in McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer Pittsburgh at alz.org or Evangelical Congregational Church, 312 Olive Street, McKeesport, PA 15132.
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Originally published October 27, 2016.