Theresa A. Ballard

January 17, 1934January 30, 2013

Theresa A. Ballard, 79, of Davenport, passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the A.O. Fox Nursing Home in Oneonta.

Theresa was born on January 17, 1934 in Oneonta, the daughter of the late Anthony and Rose (Bevaqua) Arcuri. She married Floyd Ballard, Jr. on October 26, 1952 and he predeceased her on June 18, 1980.

Theresa was an Assignment Clerk for Bell Atlantic in Oneonta for 38 years, retiring in 1990. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church, the Telephone Pioneers, the Oneonta Business Women’s Club and the Davenport Fire Department Auxiliary.

She was very devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her two children, Joseph A. Ballard of Davenport and Teri-Lee Fuchs and her husband, Gerard of Morris; her three grandchildren, Joseph F. and Michael H. Ballard, and Lee Ann Fuchs.

She is also survived by her sister, Laura Germain and her husband, John of Greenlawn, Long Island and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Theresa was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Floyd; her daughter-in-law, Marilyn Ballard; her brothers and sister, Joseph Arcuri, Louis Arcuri, and Eleanor Dewan Farone.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, February 1, 2013 from 5 to 8 pm at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta at which time the family will be in attendance.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at St. Mary’s Church, with the Reverend Joseph Benintende, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Emmons.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Davenport Fire Department, Davenport, NY 13750.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.


  • Visitation Friday, February 1, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, February 2, 2013

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Lorraine McGahan

February 4, 2013

For all the family we wish you peace. Know that Terry will be missed very much. Thoughts and prayers with you at this time. Always enjoyed her company weather it was at work or out with the ladies. God Bless...Lorraine and Steve McGahan

phil schmitt

February 1, 2013

teri-lee and family,sorry for your loss.youll always remember the memories .thoughts and prayers are with you. ruth & phil

February 1, 2013

Teri-Lee and Joe--we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Ray and Evelyn Preston

Chris and Teri Turk

February 1, 2013

Sorry to hear of your loss, wishing you the strength to get through.

February 1, 2013

Teri-Lee and Joe & family, Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Lynne and John Eggler

Mary & Duane Colone Hathaway

February 1, 2013

Laura. Joe and family our thoughts and prayers are with you. we are sure you have fond memories of her - she was a wonderful lady to speak with.

Phyllis & Bill Denny

January 31, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Diane Robinson

January 31, 2013

Jerry and I are very sorry about your Mom. She was such a lovely lady who we enjoyed talking to at family get-togethers. May your family find comfort in the memories you've shared together.

January 31, 2013

Joe and family, We are so very sorry to hear of your mom's passing. We are enroute to Florida and read it in the Daily Star. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you! Dan and Marilyn Ballard

January 31, 2013

Dear Teri Lee, Laura and Joe and families, Hank and I are sorry to hear of your loss. We are away but want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. We hope that the memories you have will comfort you at this difficult time.
Hank and Carol (Bossio) Quackenbush