Theresa Pepe (nee Auletta) of Mesa, AZ and formerly of New Rochelle, NY passed away on March 16, 2020 at the age of 100. She was born in New York, NY on January 29, 1920. Theresa was predeceased by her beloved husband, Carmine Pepe in May of 2003. They were only days away from their 64th wedding anniversary. She was predeceased by her husband, Carmine, her brothers George and Anthony Auletta, and her son Vincent A Pepe.
Theresa is survived by her loving daughter, Frances and her son-in-law Daniel Burbank; her dear sister Rita Chirello of Fulton NY and her brother Pasquale Auletta of the Bronx, NY; her grandchildren, Jeff (Jennifer) Walker, Bill Walker, Cherie Lynn Bottone and Vincent Pepe; her great-grandchildren Jason Walker, Adrianna and Amanda Bottone, Kati Keeler and Jessica Walker.
She was also predeceased by her brothers George and Anthony Auletta, and her son Vincent A Pepe.
Theresa was known for the joy she brought to everyone she ever encountered. She maintained the most gracious, uplifting “pure spirit” that was so infectious that no one could ever forget how kind, loving and caring she was. She will be deeply and forever missed by her friends and family.
She will be entombed at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, NY