October 31, 1929 - June 7, 2017
Theresa M. Klimkewicz “Terry” (née Witkowski), long-time resident of Garfield Hts, Ohio passed away on Wednesday June 7, 2017 at the age of 87 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers. Theresa was a member and past president of the Garfield Hts. Women's Club for many years and a member of the Women's Auxiliary of Amvets Post 80. Theresa loved to read and to travel but especially enjoyed parties and holidays with her family. Born on October 31st, she always referred to herself as the "good witch". She was a long-time member of St. Monica Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years Ambrose, and siblings, Anna Wisniewski, Adele Apana, Wanda Blauman, Frances Farren and Thaddeus "Sky" Witkowski. She is survived by her children David Klimkewicz (Mary Jane), Thomas Klimkewicz, (Antoinette), Marian Cooper, and Marcia Demerest (Walter). She was grandmother to Erik Klimkewicz, Angela Corso (Cooper), John Klimkewicz, Audra Tuetken (Cooper), Seth Klimkewicz, Kate LaScala (Klimkewicz), Stefanie Sikon (Cooper), Patrick Klimkewicz, Keith Demerest, and Mary Arnold (Demerest),) and great-grandmother to 18.
Service: Monday, June 12 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Monica Church. The family will receive friends at Vito-Nero Funeral Home, 6130 Turney Road, Garfield Hts., Ohio. (2 blocks south of Rockside) on Monday from 8:45 – 9:45 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.