Teresa Ruth Hawley, 92, of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina passed away peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
Teresa was born in Burlington, Vermont on April 3, 1930, the youngest of four children, to Emil and Florence Moore. She was a graduate of Cathedral High School and attended Trinity College in Burlington. Teresa married Fred W. Hawley on February 13, 1954 in Winooski, VT.
Teresa was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband of 46 years, brother Bernard Moore, and sisters Mary Margaret Audette and Elizabeth Fraser.
Teresa is survived by her four children, Bart Hawley (Karen) of Jackson, MI, Becky Nicholas (Ted) of Kitty Hawk, NC, Matthew Hawley (Tammy) of Woodbridge, VA and Marcie Warner (David) of Kitty Hawk, NC, along with grandchildren Andrew Hawley (Stephanie), Joseph Hawley (Katie), Kyle Dunigan (Erin), Sean Dunigan (John), Alexander Nicholas, Corey Hawley, Taylor Holden (Skylynn), Mary Margaret Warner, and Isabella Warner; great grandchildren Ella Hawley, James Hawley, Quinn Hawley, Levi Dunigan, Conor Dunigan, and Ashe Holden; several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Teresa was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and loved spending time with her family. Although her first love was her family, her passion was playing and competing in contract bridge. She participated in bridge clubs and tournaments throughout the region, having attained the Life Master Award from the American Contract Bridge League.
Teresa also enjoyed spending time at the beach, golfing and the outdoors. Most recently she enjoyed competing against her children in the daily Wordle challenge.
Teresa’s family will receive friends at Gallop Funeral Home in Nags Head, NC on Friday, December 2 from 6 PM to 8 PM; and a Funeral Mass at Holy Redeemer by the Sea Catholic Parish will be celebrated at 11 AM on Saturday, December 3, 2022.
Condolences may be shared at gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.