Theresa Mary DeGiacomo
Theresa Mary DeGiacomo
  • November 23, 1930 - December 26, 2017
  • Toms River, New Jersey

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Theresa Mary DeGiacomo, 87, of the Holiday City Heights section of Toms River, died Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at the Rose Garden Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, following a long illness.

Born and raised in New York City, the daughter of Frank and Mary Stella. Theresa married John in 1956 and lived in a small apartment in the Bronx and later moved to Long Island where she raised her family.
In her early years, Theresa worked as a secretary in New York City and later worked for Grumman Aerospace Corporation in Bethpage, Long Island. After retiring from Grumman, she moved to Toms River, New Jersey where she enjoyed 24 years at Holiday City with many close friends.
Theresa loved animals and grew up with many family dogs and loved and enjoyed her grand dogs Coco and Penny.

She leaves behind her husband of 61 years, John DeGiacomo; their daughters, Linda Hutten and Diane Paladino; son-in-law Frank Paladino; four grandchildren, Christopher, Lauren, Kevin and Michelle; and many close friends and relatives.

A Memorial Gathering will be held January 2, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home 26 Mule Road, Toms River, New Jersey, 08755 where a Memorial Service will take place at 3:30 PM. A committal service will take place on Wednesday January 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery 350 Provinceline Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting