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“John and family Please accept my heartfelt condolences I have many good memories from the times we played tennis together. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Joanne Caruso - Lynnfield, MA

“With deepest sympathy and continued prayers from the Lynnfield Catholic Collaborative, Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Maria Goretti, Parish,...Read More ยป
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“John,Sorry for your loos. May time and happy memories heal all wounds.Tim Melle and family ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Tim Melle - Malden, MA - Friend

“A life that touches others goes on forever. Your friends and Family will miss you. Rest in Peace.Ilene Hawk ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ilene Hawk - Peabody, MA

“John,My condolences to you and your family during this difficult time.Tom ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Tom Klaas - Pittsburgh, PA

“We love you mom and won't forget you ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: John DeRosa - Peabody, MA - Son

“You touched so many lives, you will not be forgotten. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Rachel Graham - Ashburnham, MA


Theresa DeRosa, age 88, of Lynnfield died Saturday, March 2 in Danvers.

Born in Malden on October 13, 1930 and was the daughter of the late Caesar and Josephine (DeVellis) Thomas.

She was raised in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School and had been a Lynnfield resident since 1963. She was a retired secretary from Sears Department Store in Boston after many years of service. Mrs. DeRosa was an avid tennis player and was a member of the North East Tennis Center of Middleton and the former Colonial Club of Lynnfield. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Assumption Church.

Mrs. DeRosa was the beloved wife of Arthur DeRosa. She was the loving mother of Glenn DeRosa and his wife Kathleen of Lynnfield, John J. DeRosa and his partner Ilene Hawk of Peabody, and the late Alan DeRosa and his surviving wife Anna of New Mexico. She was the sister of Chester and Charles Thomas, Rose Scott, and the late Jean Francesconi. She was the loving grandmother of Justin, Mark, James, Patrick, and Matthew.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday beginning at 9:30am to be followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, corner of Grove & Salem Sts., Lynnfield at 11:30am.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Theresa's name may be made to Food For The Poor, P.O. Box 979005, Coconut Creek, FL 33097-9005.