The following was submitted by the John F. Pfleger Funeral Home:
Theresa M. Teschke, 74, of Port Monmouth died on Dec. 1, 2013 at Riverview Hospice in Red Bank.
She was born in Irvington and lived in Maplewood moving to Port Monmouth in 1961. Theresa had worked as a Salesperson for Two Guys and Bradlees in Middletown.
She was a devoted wife loving mother and grandmother. She was an avid gardener. Those who knew her will miss her loving kindness.
Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Frederick Teschke of Port Monmouth; three daughters and son-in-laws: Debra and William Gunzel of Little Silver, Diann and Dean Triano of Belford, Linda and Dennis Simpson of Belford; son - Frederick W. Teschke III of Highlands; daughter - Susan Farrell of Milltown; two sisters - Anna Nogiewich and Dorothy Barillari of Toms River; seven grandchildren - Christopher, Michael, Joseph, Lauren, Chelsea, Gina and Sabrina.
A memorial gathering will be held Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Rd., Middletown.
In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, 2501 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, TX, 75219.
For more information, to send condolences or for directions, please visit www.pflegerfh.com.