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Theresa Margherone Stand

March 16, 1933November 9, 2020

Theresa Margherone Stand, age 87, of Bloomington passed away Monday, November 9, 2020 at Stonecroft Health Campus in Bloomington, Indiana. She was born March 16, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois. Theresa was a first generation American. Her parents, Joseph and Fortunata (Tirro) Margherone were immigrants from Sicily. Joseph came to the United States first to create a new life for his family. Fortunata and their youngest son, Ben followed several years later. Theresa was proud of her Sicilian heritage. She married Richard Stand on September 25, 1954. At the time of Richard's passing they had been married almost 63 years. She had worked at Illinois Bell, was a homemaker and stay-at-home mom. She was a member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church where she had been a member of the choir for many years. She was a wonderful cook, enjoyed sharing meals with others and sending them home with food. Theresa never lost her love of life, her love for her family or her Chicago accent. She will be greatly missed by the Stand and Marcherone families and all who knew her. Theresa is survived by her children, Thomas R. Stand and his wife, Deana, June Elizabeth (Stand) Blair and her husband, David and Paul Michael Stand, all of Bloomington, one brother, William (Joan) Margherone, of Warsaw, Indiana; four grandchildren, Jennifer Taylor, Jessica Franks, Ashley Taylor and Joseph Wilson and three great-grandchildren, Dathon Taylor, Jordan Patton and Kirra Patton. Theresa was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Richard in 2017, one son, Richard Ronald Stand and one brother, Benedetto Margherone. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens. Friends may visit the family at the Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel. 700 W. Gourley Pike on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the church. Online condolences may be given at www.DeremiahFryeMortuary.com

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    Thursday, November 12, 2020

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    Friday, November 13, 2020

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Mary & Cindy Elftman-Molthan

November 13, 2020

Tom & Deana,

So sorry for your loss. I hope your Mother has found peace. OUr prayers are with you now and always.

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