August 01, 1923 ‒ December 23, 2020
Theresa Dudley, 97, of Galion passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Magnolia Terrace in Galion where she had been a resident for the past five years.
Born August 1, 1923 in Crestline, she was the daughter of Charles and Frances (Kurtzman) Gerster. She married Howard M. Dudley on October 23, 1955 and he preceded her on January 21, 2013.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galion. Theresa worked as a bookkeeper at the Galion Inquirer and for her husband’s shoe store, the former J & H Shoe Shoppe.
Theresa was very creative and liked to entertain people with a joke. She enjoyed sewing and shopping and devoted most of her time to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by daughter Kimberly Furr of Pensacola, Florida; granddaughters Monique (Jesse) Delaney of Bucyrus and Bianca (Mike Garrison) Furr of Galion; grandsons Mario Torres and Joey Smolko, both of Pensacola, Florida; seven great grandchildren Paige, Kaydance, Brooklyn, Kiley, Tabitha, Chloe and Mila; brother Norman Gerster, of Crestline and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a sister Helen Gira and five brothers Vince, Howard, Charles, Elmer and Paul Gerster.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Theresa Dudley, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.
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