Theresa Chalfant

CHALFANT, Theresa, of Weirton, WV, died Sunday, February 24, 2013, at her home.

Born on October 31, 1921, in Mendicino Italy, she was a daughter of the late Domenic and Marietta Muoio Mandarino.

Theresa enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her love of the outdoors and her extraordinary ability to grow and maintain beautiful flower gardens. She was gifted with a keen sense of color and form and her ability to design was very instinctive. Shopping, traveling, taking long walks, cooking and dancing were among her favorite pastimes.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Chalfant, on February 6, 2012; and a brother, Lou Mandarino.

She is survived by her sons, Daniel (Roxanna) Chalfant of Albany, IN, Jeff Chalfant of Morgantown, WV; a daughter, Linda (Lynn) Chalfant of Belchertown, MA; a brother, Ralph Mandarino of Belle Vernon, PA; four grand children, Ryan (Christina) Reagan, Alana (Christopher) Evans, Hannah and Andrew Chalfant; four great-grandchildren, Claire and Issac Evans, and Ava and Luke Reagan.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Little Redstone United Methodist Church, Fayette City, PA. Rev. George Romage will preside.

Interment will follow at the Belle Vernon Cemetery, Belle Vernon, PA.

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