Theresa Phelps ended her life’s journey on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, surrounded by her family. Born April 15, 1936, Theresa attended Antwerp High School. She married her sweetheart, Frank “Spike” Phelps, in Antwerp, New York on July 24, 1954. Frank died July 5th, 2014 at age 79. He was retired from the Department of Transportation.
Theresa is survived by her children, Geneva Phelps Miller, Clovis, NM; Jane Phelps (Tom Lloyd) Watertown, NY; and Tom (Wanda) Phelps, Clayton, NY; five grandchildren, Christopher Miller, Daniel (Melissa) Miller, Matthew (Alicia) Phelps, Erycka Phelps (Cody Bickelhaupt, fiancé) and Kerstin (Casey) Youngs; one great-granddaughter, Madison Miller; one great-grandson, Lincoln Miller; and a sister, Mary Finley. Her husband (Frank E. Phelps), grandmother (Mabel Quinn Haywood Hicks), mother (Geraldine Haywood Pridell), and two brothers, (John and Alan Pridell) predeceased her.
The family wishes to express gratitude to the staff and caregivers of Samaritan Keep Home for the wonderful care and outpouring of love and tenderness provided to Theresa throughout her stay.
At Theresa’s request, there will be no calling hours. A private graveside service and burial will be held at Calcium Cemetery.
Donations can be made in her name to a charity of one’s choice.
Geneva, Jane,and family sorry to see your Mother passed away.
Prayers to the Phelps family at this time.
I was privileged and blessed to be able to care for her over the last 6 years. ❤️May she Rest In Peace. May her family be comforted in this difficult and sad time.
Dawn, thank you for the kindness and caring you showed our mother. We are very blessed that Mom was loved so much while at Sam Keep. We will forever be thankful. You are an angel. Jane
Thinking of the entire Phelps family during this difficult time. My thoughts are with you all.
sorry for your loss Jane
Thanks Linda. It is a blessing she is no longer struggling and is at peace now. Jane
Sue and Gib Streets
Thinking of all of you at this time of sorrow. Please take care and keep your memories close to your heart. Sue and Gib Streets
Geneva(One of my favorite all time students)— Saddened to learn of the passing of your Mom. Condolences to you and your family.
Ed & Mary Ellen Wallace
Accept our sincere condolences on your mother’s passing. Cherish the memories of her .
Thank you. Jane
The Rogers Family
So sorry for your loss
May your cherished memories stay with you always.
Jane, Sorry to learn of the passing of your Mom, may now she be at peace.
Thank you Pam. She is now at peace and no more struggles. She was ready, Jane.
annie and dave & kris Dunaway
Sorry for your loss. Give Matt a hug for us.
Thanks Annie. We are thankful she isn’t struggling anymore and is at peace.. you made me smile with your message to remember how she loved all the antics the boys could get themselves into!!
Janie, thinking of you, Tommy, and Geneva. Peace for your Mom now.
Thanks Deb. It was a long struggle but we are relieved she is at peace now.
Tom, Wanda and the entire Phelps I am sorry for your loss, try to take comfort in knowing your Mom is at peace. Love Aunt Linda
Tom, Geneva, and family. I’m sorry for the loss of your mother.
Chris & Laura Orvis
Our thoughts and prayers to the Phelps family.
Jane,so very sorry to see your Mom has passed! Im sure she thought of you as the amazing devoted daughter you have been to her as well as your Dad, although she may not have been able to tell you!❤️Please take comfort In that and your wonderful memories!
I’m happy she is at peace now !
Thanks Pam, she put up a good fight and didn’t quit!! It has been a rough month but We are relieved she is at peace now.
Tom,Jane,Geneva and family,Sorry for your lose. Your Mom was a sweet person. Remember all the great memories. God Bless, Bernel
Mary Meeks Patch
I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. Thoughts and prayers for you all.
My condolences to the family. A wonderful life led on this earth will provide endless memories of her for all. GOD bless.