Theresa F. DeMaro, 82, of Cozad, Nebraska, died Sunday, October 21st, 2012, at the Golden LivingCenter in Cozad.
Theresa was born August 1st, 1930, at Omaha, Nebraska, to John and Helen (Philipovich) Trouba. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Omaha.
On September 15th, 1951, Theresa married George DeMaro at Omaha. The family made their home in Omaha for a brief time before moving to West Point. Their union was blessed with one son, Bruce. In 1965, the family moved to Cozad where Theresa worked at Lahr Clothing for several years. She went on to work at the Nebraska Farm Products Alfalfa Mill for over 20 years, where she handled the bookwork and payroll.
Theresa was a faithful member of Christ The King Catholic Church. She lived her faith in many ways, actively serving on the Rosary Committee, Altar Society and Funeral Luncheon Committee for many years. Theresa also proudly served on the local Election Committee, where she helped organize and facilitate local voting.
Theresa found great entertainment in working on Wonderword puzzles. She and George also liked playing Bingo together, traveling, and spending time with family.
Theresa was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Richard Trouba; and brother-in-law, LeRoy Matthews.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, George DeMaro of Cozad; son, Bruce (Shari) DeMaro of Olathe, Kansas; three granddaughters, Taylor, Hannah and Ryley all of Olathe, Kansas; a sister, Mary Ann Matthews of Omaha; and several other relatives and friends.
Mass of the Christian will be held on Thursday, October 25th, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Christ The King Catholic Church in Cozad with Father Don O’Brien as celebrant. A private burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery at Omaha.
Visitation for memorial book signatures were held on Wednesday, at the Berryman Funeral Home in Cozad. A Rosary was recited on Wednesday at Christ The King Catholic Church in Cozad.
A memorial has been established in her memory. Condolences may be shared at berrymanfuneralhome.com.
Berryman Funeral Home in Cozad is in charge of arrangements.