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Teresa W. Carmody

October 15, 1921October 19, 2020
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Mrs. Teresa W. Carmody, 99 years old, passed away peacefully October 19, 2020 with family by her side. She was born October 15, 1921 in Shelton, CT to the late Anna Macek Walcek and Michal Walcek and was one of nine children. She was predeceased by her brothers Frank, Michael, Anthony, Edward, Albert, Stanley and sister Mary. Her surviving brother, Emil lives in CA. Although she was among the top of her class, she left Shelton High School after completing tenth grade to support the family. She never intended to marry until she met the love of her life and married on May 20, 1944. Teresa was active in the St. Rose Mother’s Guild and the PTA. She was known for her cooking and finding bargains, but her first priority was her family. She was predeceased by her daughter Anne, who died in infancy, son John J. and her beloved husband John V. Carmody. She is survived by her sons Reverend Stephen Carmody, O.P., Brian and wife, Peg, Paul and wife, Elizabeth, Vincent and wife, Rebecca, and daughter, Mary, and husband, Paul Dumont. There are nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She lived in East Hartford since 1944 and has been a faithful communicant at St. Rose Church. Her faith played a central role not only in practicing it selflessly, but also passing it on to her family. Calling hours will be held on Thursday October 22, 2020 from 4pm to 6pm at B.J. Callahan Funeral Home 318 Burnside Ave. E. Hartford, CT. 06108 to sign to online guestbook go to www.Callahanfuneral.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, October 23 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary’s Church, East Hartford. Committal immediately following at St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Hartford.

  • FAMILY

  • Michal Walcek, Father (deceased)
  • Anna Macek Walcek, Mother (deceased)
  • John V. Carmody, Husband (deceased)
  • Anne Carmody, Daughter (deceased)
  • John J. Carmody, Son (deceased)
  • Reverend Stephen Carmody, O.P., Son
  • Brian Carmody (Peg), Son
  • Paul Carmody (Elizabeth), Son
  • Vincent Carmody (Rebecca), Son
  • Mary Dumont (Paul), Daughter

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Susan Harrigan

November 19, 2020

Dear Cousins,

I was so sorry to hear of your dear Mom's passing. I always admired Aunt Tessie's devotion to her family and, especially, to her Faith. She was as kind and caring as she was intelligent, a positive role model to all of us.

May God bless and console you. You are in my prayers.

Love,
Susan Harrigan

Ellen Harvey

November 5, 2020

I just learned about Mrs. C’s passing. God bless all of the Carmody family. Your mother exemplified a life well lived, with her strong faith and focus on her family. Thank you for sharing the beautiful photos that illustrate her life. Just beautiful.

John Walcek

October 25, 2020

To the Carmody family;
I am sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Tessie. I have fond memories of visiting the house in EH. She and Uncle Jack were amazingly good and faithful people. Thank you for sharing the photo album. Although separated by time and miles, I am proud to call you family.


John Walcek, Carver, Ma.

Robert Levens

October 23, 2020

In my own name and on behalf of my sister, Brenda, I extend our condolences and prayers to the Carmody Family on the death of their mother, Teresa. We were neighbors on Hanmer Street and fellow parishioners at St. Rose Church in East Hartford many years ago when we were children. I especially remember Father Steve and the late John.
May Teresa rest in peace! I have celebrated Mass for her eternal repose. May our gracious God bless and comfort all of you, her family, who will miss her.
Father Bob Levens, S.J.
Portland, Maine

Michael DeTemple

October 21, 2020

Dear Steve,
I am very sorry to hear about the death of your mother and I offer you my condolences. I will offer Mass for the repose of her soul and for you and all your family during this time of sorrow.
Blessings,

Fr. Michael DeTemple, O.P.

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