August 23, 1935 - March 9, 2017
Waverly, New York
March 9, 2017
August 23, 1935
Waverly, New York
***RESCHEDULED*** Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. James Church, 503 Clark Street, Waverly, NY
Monday, March 13, 2017 from 4 to 6 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at St. James Cemetery, Waverly, New York
Teresa Marie Koons, 81 of Waverly passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.
She was predeceased by her parents; Francis and Kathryn Wilson Gorman; her husband of 61 years, Richard J. Koons; and brothers, John and Bernard Gorman.
Teresa is survived by her children, Cathleen (David) Wiggs of Waverly, Patricia (Robert) Eberz of Apalachin, Mick (Mike) Koons of CA, John Koons of Chemung, and Thomas Koons of Waverly; 10 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and lifelong friend and neighbor, Teresa Fravel, to whom the family owes a great debt of gratitude.
Teresa was a member of St. James Church in Waverly, the Valley Players, and the Endless Mountain Quilt Guild. She was an avid Jazz Singer who enjoyed quilting and planning her family vacations. She retired after many years as a Rural Route Carrier with the US Post Office, delivered the Morning Times for many years and worked for Dr. Roger Smith in the Vet Clinic.
A time of gathering will be held on Monday, March 13, 2017 from 4 to 6 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. James Church, 503 Clark Street, Waverly, NY with Rev. Lou Brown officiating and burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Those wishing to send a private message of sympathy to Teresa’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at www.blauveltfuneralhome.com