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Theresa (Terry) Ann Dunn

September 28, 1927 ~ September 30, 2021 (age 94)

Obituary

Theresa Dunn, (Terry) passed away peacefully on September 30, 2021, after a chronic illness.  She was born in Buffalo, NY on September 28th,1927.  She was the youngest of nine children and loved growing up in a Polish family.  Shortly after she met Elmer Dunn, they married July 1947 and moved to Chicago, IL.  They moved to Phoenix, AZ in 1959 and moved to Scottsdale in 1960 where she lived until her death.  She and her husband, Elmer loved to camp, fish and hunt as a family.  They also enjoyed raising English and French Bulldogs that they showed around the country.  They started making ceramics along the way and loved keeping that business going until she died.  Terry also loved to crochet and sew and enjoyed giving her lovely gifts for her many friends and family.  Terry spent much of her time at the senior center, Guys and Dolls in Scottsdale and also participated as a volunteer for the Brown Bag program.  She and Elmer had three children, Daniel, Donna and Judith.  Terry suffered through the tragedy of losing Daniel in 1970.  She is preceded in death by her husband Elmer in 1992.  She is survived by her daughters, Donna Mayer (Greg), Judith Torrey (Robert), her granddaughters, Sherri McLaws (Devon), Mary Vivian, and grandsons Gary Boyer and Brian Boyer.  She has seven great grandchildren.  In lieu of flowers please donate to the American Lung Association.


Services

Rosary
Saturday
October 16, 2021

11:30 AM
St. Daniel the Prophet Catholic Church
1030 N. Hayden Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
October 16, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
St. Daniel the Prophet Catholic Church
1030 N. Hayden Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Committal
Saturday
October 16, 2021

1:00 PM
Green Acres Cemetery
401 N. Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

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