OBITUARY

Theresa Ann Stewart

June 26, 1934May 5, 2019

Theresa Ann Stewart, 84, of Jacksonville, peacefully passed away on May 5, 2019. She was born in San Antonio, Texas on June 26, 1934. Theresa graduated from Ursuline Academy in San Antonio, TX. She was married to the love of her life, Jesse, for 35 years. Theresa was a faithful parishioner of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. For many years she worked for Love Grove Elementary where she showered the children with her love. Above all, Theresa was devoted to her family and loved spending time with them.

She is predeceased by her husband, Jesse Stewart, Jr., her daughter, Cheryl Foster (Guy), and her parents, Angelo and Rosie Gianotti. Theresa is survived by her daughters, Michelle Stewman (Phil) and Tina Hollinger (Brad), her grandchildren, Morgan Foster, Blaine Foster (Ella), Troy Hollinger, and Mallory Hollinger, her sisters, Rose Keller and Angelina Keller (Harold), and her many nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will take place on Thursday, May 9, 2019, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 10, 2019, at 11:00 am at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11665 Fort Caroline Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225, with Father Amar Nagothu as Officiant.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to Dreams Come True, 6803 Southpoint Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32216.

HARDAGE-GIDDENS CHAPEL HILLS, 850 Saint Johns Bluff Road North, Jacksonville, FL 32225, is serving the family.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 10, 2019

Memories

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Angie Bell

May 11, 2019

I am so sorry, Blaine and Ella. I remember her from the wedding. I love you both. -Aunt Angie

Cindy Shepard

May 7, 2019

Theresa was my dearest and best friend for over 30 years. She was always there for me-when my father passed away, when my mother passed away, when Len and I got married, and helping me clean out my family home and settle my mother's affairs. We took Theresa on our Alaska cruise, to the mountains numerous times, to Sanibel Island and to Dunnellon to spend time with us on vacations and to celebrate her birthday. She enjoyed day trips to Fernandina and St. Augustine with us many times, as well as art festivals in Mt. Dora, the Shrimp Festival and the Nights of Lights by boat this year. All you had to say to Theresa was "let's go." She always was up for a trip and loved to go and see new places with us. Friday nights were our special time-"girls' night out" every Friday night, without fail, unless one of us had family plans that interfered. (Then we went on Thursday night). We had our special holiday traditions and loved decorating for all of the holidays. Theresa always helped me with our yard and as she loved yard work and working in her own yard. This weekend she was coming to help me plant the caladium bulbs, as she always did. There will be a huge hole in my and Len's heart now with her gone, that nothing will ever fill. She was a treasured member of our little family and we loved her dearly. We know she is with the Lord, and that we will see her again. But the pain of her loss is overwhelming -we love you, Theresa-and will miss you more than you will ever know.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY