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The Telegram
  • Theresa H. Waite

  • Theresa H. Waite, 86, of Ilion, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2013, at Mohawk Valley Health Care in Ilion.

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  • Theresa H. Waite, 86, of Ilion, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2013, at Mohawk Valley Health Care in Ilion.
    Theresa was born on December 28, 1926, at her family home in North Ilion, the daughter of the late James C. and Elizabeth (Sheehy) Mackin. She was a graduate of Ilion schools and New York State Institute for Home Economics in Cobleskill. Theresa worked for a time as a dietitian at St. Luke’s then as a florist at Schesch Florist in Ilion until her retirement. On October 20, 1951, Theresa was united in marriage to Harold Waite in Ilion. Theresa was a member of the Church of The Annunciation in Ilion and served on the Parish Council. She was also a member of the Mother's Club.
    Theresa is survived by her husband, Harold, of Ilion; six sons, Larry, of Albany, Tom and his wife, Liane, of Everett, WA, Patrick and his wife, Carol, of Fulton, Raymond, of Ballston Lake, Steven and his wife, Michelle, of Ilion, and Kenneth and his wife, Tanya, of Newbury, FL. She also leaves her twelve grandchildren. She was predeceased by her four brothers, Tom, Jim, John and Leo, and her four sisters, Anne Mackin, Sr. Mary Ruth, Frances Kocyba and Gertrude Mackin.
    A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, April 4, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Church of The Annunciation in Ilion; Fr. Leo Potvin will officiate assisted by Deacon James Bower. Interment will be in the St. Agnes Cemetery in N. Ilion.  Friends may call on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc., 100 Otsego St., in Ilion.
    Online condolences may be sent by going to www.whiter-hendrix.com.

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