Theresa H. LaPorte

October 29, 1928April 7, 2013
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Mrs. Theresa H. (Pelosi) LaPorte, age 84, of Revere, died Sunday afternoon in the Kaplan Family Hospice House after a lengthy illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Retired Revere Firefighter Almorse J. “Moe” LaPorte, with whom she shared 56 years of marriage. Born in Revere, she was the daughter of the late Augustine “Augie” and Margarite (Oliver) Pelosi. She attended Revere Schools and was a graduate of Revere High School Class of 1946. She lived in Revere for most of her life also residing in Groton for a time. She met the love of her life, Moe on July 14, 1946 and knew right away that she would marry him. Prior to her retirement, Theresa worked as a Secretary for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Theresa enjoyed wintering in Zephyre Hills, FL, the beach, traveling, gardening, playing cards and loved to cook and have people at her home. Above all, she loved her family. She leaves her children, Dennis A. LaPorte and his wife Elena of Roslindale, Diane E. Hahn and her husband Richard of Peabody and Denise A. DeStefano and her husband John of East Boston. Loving Grammie of Dennis LaPorte and his wife Misty, Nicole Natti and her husband Jason, Alicia DeStefano and her fiancé Josh Galvin and Derek DeStefano. Cherished Great Grammie to Addison and Gianna. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Cosmo and Francis Pelosi, Camille and Marie Ricciadelli, Reta Durant and Augustine “Gus” Pelosi. Theresa’s Funeral Service will be held in the Austin Square Baptist Church, corner of Boston St. and Keslar Ave. LYNN Thursday at 11:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting Hours in the CUFFE-MCGINN FUNERAL HOME 157 Maple St. Lynn Wednesday from 4-8PM. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory may be sent to Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston 75 Sylvan St. Suite B-102 Danvers, MA 01923.


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 10, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 11, 2013

Theresa H. LaPorte

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Pattie Simmons-Mavilia

April 12, 2013

To Moe & Theresa's family,

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Mom will be joining other Boathouse Road friends. Keeping your families in my thoughts and prayers.

Francisco Cardenas

April 10, 2013

Derek I am so sorry for the loss of your granmother,I had the pleasure to meet her at the Christmas Eve Dinner. She was an incredible person.

Joanne Dangelo

April 9, 2013

Dennis, Elena & Family. Mom will always live in our hearts and prayers.

Theresa Trulli (Groppi-Danna)

April 9, 2013

Denise and family I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Be strong during this difficult time. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Always remember that your mom is watching over you.

Jeanne Petrillo

April 9, 2013

Denise i was very sorry to hear about your mom... i know only too well about that loss...wishing you peace.

Joe Cross

April 9, 2013

Derek, I am sorry for the loss of your grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss.

Nicole Natti

April 8, 2013

You are resting with the angels now Gram! We love you. You will be greatly missed!

Andrea Boyan

April 8, 2013

I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. May she Rest in Peace and may God bless you and your family during this difficult time.

The Staff of Cuffe McGinn Funeral Home

April 8, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.