Theresa Scalise Care, 91, of Warren, PA. died Friday morning, June 01, 2012 at Warren Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was born November 23, 1920 in Warren, PA. to the late Guiseppe and Mary Juliano Scalise. Theresa was a Warren area resident her entire life. Theresa was employed at the Warren State Hospital as a secretary for 3 years and retired from Warren General Hospital as a billing clerk for 13 years. She was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, the church altar rosary society, former president of the Sodality at St. Joseph Church and historian of the Catholic Daughters of America. She was a former member of the Bridge Club and Dessert Club at the Former Y.W.C.A. and Jackson Valley Golf Club.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Marion L. Care whom she married February 14, 1953 at St. Joseph R.C. Church, Warren; 2 Daughters – Mary Ann Zigler and husband, Rusty, and Susan Nelsen, all of Warren; four Grandchildren – Patrick and Nathan Zigler, Shawn Smith and Trinity Zock; and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandson – Justin Smith who died May 31, 2012; 6 Brothers – Angelo J., Tony “Anthony”, Frank, Samuel T., John and Joseph Scalise.
Friends may call at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell St., Warren, 16365 on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 from 12:00 PM until 1 P.M. when a Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted with Rev. Msgr. John Lucas, Pastor, officiating, and Deacon Joseph Lucia, assisting. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Redeemer Church Building Fund or St. Joseph Church Educational Center Fund. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc has been entrusted with arrangements. E-mail condolences may be made by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com