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Theresa Felteau

Theresa Felteau
Theresa Felteau

Theresa Felteau, of Leesburg FL went to be with the Lord on June 30, 2022, on her 89th birthday. Theresa was born in Fall River, Massachusetts to her dear parents John and Marianna (Pacheco) Arruda.

Theresa was a part of a large Portuguese family. She had 12 siblings and yet, she was the first of her family to get her driver’s license and quickly learned how to drive a 1939 Chevy with a stick shift.

Theresa and her beloved husband Richard had an astounding 77 loving years with one another. Richard was her paperboy when they had first met, and he describes her as being unbelievable.

Theresa was a very intelligent woman; she learned to play piano at the age of 8, was an amazing artist and seamstress, an avid pickleball player, and even became an expert snow skier in only 6 months’ time.

To quote Richard, “Theresa was afraid of everything and afraid of nothing.” She was very admired by her family and those around her.

Theresa is survived by her dearest husband, Richard. Two children; Cynthia Norman and Kenneth Felteau; One sister, Helen Diaz of Hobe Sound, FL as well as a bushel of grandchildren and a bushel of great grandchildren.

Theresa was preceded in death by her parents, her 11 siblings, and two children: Donna and Ricky.

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