WORCESTER: Theresa Belva “Terry” Begley, 55, died Friday evening at UMass Hospital, surrounded by family. She leaves three daughters, Sheila H. Begley of Lawrence, Kathryn M. “Katie” Begley and Patricia A. “Trish” Begley, both of Worcester; her former husband, Kevin Begley of Seabrook, NH; her grandson that she adored, Michael P. Begley of Lawrence; 12 brothers, Richard F. Riley, Jr., Paul J. Riley, Thomas D. Riley, John W. Riley, James P. Riley, William E. Riley, Rev. Walter J. Riley, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Worcester, David F. Riley, Bernard J. Riley, Joseph F. Riley, Joel Massa; Edward A. Riley; 5 sisters, Kathleen A. Cavan, Margaret E. “Peg” Holloway, Mary A. Dowd, Christine A. Consolmagno, Elizabeth A. Riley; many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; many nieces and nephews; and several life-long close friends. She was born and raised in Worcester and adopted by the late Marie R. (Fiore) Riley. She graduated from North High School with the class of 1981.
Terry worked as a bus monitor for many years, but her favorite job was being a stay at home mom. She was a long-time member of St. Bernard’s Church of Our Lady of Providence Parish. She enjoyed music, crafts and cooking for family, friends and neighbors. She treasured her special relationship with her best friend of 35 years, Kathy Markey. She will be remembered for her wit, charm and her generous heart.
The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the UMass Transplant Team and the UMass Cardiac ICU for their compassionate and dedicated care.
CALLING HOURS are 5 to 8 P.M. on TUESDAY, FEB. 5th in KELLY FUNERAL HOME, 154 Lincoln St. A FUNERAL MASS will be held at 11 A.M. on WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6th, in ST. BERNARD’S CHURCH of OUR LADY OF PROVIDENCE PARISH, 236 Lincoln St. Terry’s godfather, Rev. Walter J. Riley, will be the principal celebrant of the Mass. After cremation, burial will be at the convenience of the family.
The family suggests donations in memory of Terry be made to Best Buddies, 51 Union St., Worcester, MA 01608. To share your thoughts and memories with the family on-line, please visit www.kellyfuneralhome.com
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