Theresa M. Fonfrias

January 16, 1921December 4, 2011

Theresa M. Fonfrias, 90, of Toms River, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2011 at the Ocean Medical Center in Brick, NJ. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on January 16, 1921. She was predeceased in 2004 by her husband George, and is survived by her two sons, Richard and Robert Fonfrias; and three grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at St. Luke's Church, 1674 Old Freehold Road, Toms River, NJ 08755. Relatives and friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. & 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, at the D'Elia Funeral Home, 1300 Vermont Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701. Entombment will be in the Ocean County Memorial Park Mausoleum, 1722 Silverton Rd., Toms River, NJ 08755.


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, December 7, 2011
  • Committal Service Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Theresa M. Fonfrias

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December 8, 2011

Dear Robert, Eugene and I, truly enjoyed seeing Theresa and family. That was a wonderful tribute to a lovely lady.
We will miss her calls....
Eugene and Janet Chino

Ruthe Fonfrias

December 6, 2011

I am sorry for your loss. We are all pilgrims passing through and we will meet again. With prayers and love, Cousin Ruthe

Carrie Bates

December 6, 2011

My prayers go out to Robert and Richard and all of Terry's close family and friends. She was a memorable woman, with a delightful laugh and love for the fun side of life. Rest in peace, dear one.

Rita Deysher

December 6, 2011

Robert, my condolences to you and your family. I know your Mom will be sorely missed. You are all in my prayers.

Shealgh Carr

December 6, 2011

You and your mother have been a part of our family for so long, future gatherings will seem a little empty with her passing. We will miss her greatly. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during your time of sorrow. The Carrs

John Ventriglia

December 5, 2011

Terry was a Mom to all of us growing up on West 12th street, in Bklyn. We were so lucky to have Terry in our life, and her passing is a loss to all of us. I will miss her laugh, and her strength. My heart goes out to Robert, Richard, and all Terry's family. John & Linda Ventriglia, Newport Beach, CA

Jackie Curran

December 5, 2011

We are sorry to hear that your Mom has passed. She will be greatly missed at our family gatherings. With love & prayers from the Curran Family.

Phyllis Brown

December 4, 2011

I will miss your Mom, the dinners & lunches, walks & talks and the concerts we shared.