Theresa Marie Kane

August 26, 1933June 8, 2020

Theresa “Terri” Kane , age 86, died on June 8, 2020 in Mesa, Arizona.

Terri is survived by her daughter Eileen Kane and son Stephen Murray of Chandler, AZ; granddaughter Genevieve (Jason) Parker and great-grandson Peter Parker of Canyon Country, CA; nephews Patrick (Florence), Ed (Lisa) and Michael (Lisa) Hagen and nieces Dolores (Hagan) Bruno and Eileen (Ed) McManus, Margaret Madden, Catherine (Ed) Hand and Anne Marie (Bill) Collins.

She is preceded in death by her husband John Kane and son Sean Kane, sisters Sarah Cellini and Genevieve Hagan, brothers Leonard and Michael Staffieri, Sister-in-law Mary Madden, nieces Nancy and Joan Cellini, Lillian Madden and nephew Anthony Cellini.

Terri was born on August 26, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA to parents Anthony and Genevieve (Long) Staffieri. She graduated from Audenried High School. She was married to John E. Kane on July 13, 1965 in Elkton, MD.

She traveled with her husband during his career in the motion picture business to Indianapolis, IN, and Birmingham, MI before retiring in Chandler, AZ. She worked in the restaurant industry for much of her life and especially with Anzio Landing and Big 4 Restaurants in AZ.

Terri volunteered for the American Cancer Society and the Chandler Senior Center. She was a long-time congregant of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, Chandler. Terri enjoyed the companionship of her dogs Lovie, a Miniature Schnauzer, and Ben Hogan, a Shih Tzu. She was an avid mystery reader. Committal is scheduled for July 16, 2020 at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona with her husband, John, a WWII USMC Veteran. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 4301 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22203,


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Theresa Marie Kane

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