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February 1, 1970 ~ September 6, 2023 (age 53) 53 Years Old
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Theresa Thornton, age 53, formerly of the Ovid DDSO residence, died in Rockaway, NY following an extended illness and hospitalization.
Theresa was born in Rochester on February 1, 1970, a daughter of the late Daniel and Helen (nee Smith) Thornton. "Terry" as she was called by her family was a joyful child that loved to sing and dance. She spent countless hours coloring and loved her collection of Barbies. She had a joyful and energetic spirit that was shared with her family, friends, housemates and staff at the residence.
Theresa is survived by her mother, Helen Ishler of Macedon; a sister, Bonnie Thornton of Irondequoit and a niece, Ashley Thornton of Charlotte and six great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, and by her aunt, Leanna Thornton.
A memorial service to celebrate Theresa's bright spirit will be held at Covert Funeral Home at 1:00pm on Wednesday, September 13. 2023 with Pastor Rob Mellgard officiating.