Theresa Cosgrove

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Theresa Cosgrove

January 2, 1919 ~ December 30, 2009

Mrs. Theresa Cosgrove, beloved wife of the late Mr. Harvey Cosgrove of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at the age of 90 years.

She is the loving mother of Beverley (Doug) Pickell of Lethbridge and Valarie Caffet of Lethbridge. She also leaves to mourn her loss; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, her brother Andrew Galambos of Victoria, BC and sister Evelyn Burkatsky of Kelowna, BC.

She was predeceased by her parents, husband Harvey, six sisters, and seven brothers.

Theresa was born to John and Mary Galambos on January 2, 1919 in St. Brieux, Sask.

She met her late husband Harvey while working for the Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. in Flin Flon, Man. They were married in 1943. Later, they moved to Napinka, Man. and farmed for eleven years before returning to Flin Flon. She worked at the Flin Flon General Hospital, and in her mid forties successfully completed the Registered Nursing Assistant course, which she worked at until her retirement.

Theresa and Harvey retired to Creston, BC where she immediately got involved in the church, golfing, curling, camping and organizing pot luck dinners. In 1994 she moved to Pemmican Lodge where she played Santa, organized the Friday movie night and made many close friends.

A Celebration of Life was held at Cornerstone Funeral Home, 2800 Mayor Magrath drive south, Lethbridge, Alberta.

Honoured to serve the family, Cornerstone Funeral Home And Crematorium, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1. Telephone (403) 381-7777. E-mail: care@cornerstonefh.ca