Theresa Cossari Baldacci, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Thursday, April 28th surrounded by family. Theresa was vibrant, optimistic and courageous. With no college or professional experience, she started as a typist at an insurance company and rose through the ranks earning respect and lifelong friends along the way. She loved her family, her Italian heritage and traveling the world. She had a zeal for life and lit up every room she graced.
A 1952 graduate of Winchester High School, Theresa is survived by her children Stephen and his wife Heidi of Boston, Sandra Baldacci of Winchester, Robert and his wife Lisa of Woodbury, MN and Roger and his wife Lynn of Winchester. She was the cherished grandmother of Jaclyn, Marlena, Justin, Andrew, Julia, Olivia, and 4 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Pauline Sampson of St. Louis, MO. Loving aunt of several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the Lane Funeral Home, 760 Main St. (Rte. 38) WINCHESTER on Thursday, May 5th from 8:30-9:30am. Followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Mary’s Church, Winchester at 10am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Winchester Hospital or Massachusetts General Hospital.