Wrisley Funeral Home
90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373
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Teresa (Teri) Salkaus

At Teri’s request there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Burial will be private at a later date in Whately Center Cemetery.

       Montague, MA. - Teresa (Teri) Salkaus, 59, passed away peacefully March 16, 2015 at Farren Care Center in Montague after a long struggle with diabetes and Multiple Sclerosis. She was born April 22, 1955 in Athol to predeceased Anthony A. and Ellen (Austin) Salkaus.

 

       In 1973 Teri graduated from Smith Vocational High School in Northampton. During her 20’s she was manager of the Munchies Store at UMass, Amherst. She later worked in food service at Smith College dining halls and as a cashier at several area convenience stores.

 

         Teri is survived by her sister, Patricia Judice of Florence, brother Michael Salkaus of Greenfield, nephews Paul Judice of Naples, Fla. and David Judice of Lawton, Ok., and several aunts and cousins. She will be sadly missed by her dearest friend, Holly LaClaire of Greenfield.

 

         Teri loved kittens & cats, wearing hats, the British accent & England, Leon Redbone and the blues. She always had a fondness for toddler-age children. The family expresses heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Farren Care Center and Hospice of Franklin County for their gentleness and compassionate care of their sister during the last years of her life.

 

         At Teri’s request there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Burial will be private at a later date in Whately Center Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Farren Care Center Resident Activity Fund, c/o Farren Care Center, 340 Montague City Road, Montague, Mass. 01376 or to City of Northampton, Ambulance Gift Account, c/o Northampton Fire Department, 26 Carlon Drive, Northampton, Mass. 01060

 

         The Wrisley Funeral Home, Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield has charge of arrangements.

 

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