Theresa Morris

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, April 18, 2021
Lesko & Polke Funeral Home
1209 Post Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


10:00 am
Monday, April 19, 2021
St. Pius X Church
834 Brookside Drive
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Final Resting Place

Oak Lawn Cemetery
1530 Bronson Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Theresa Grella Morris

Theresa Grella Miro Morris, age 102 of Fairfield, wife of the late Spiro P. Morris, passed away in her home peacefully on Thursday, April 15, 2021.

Born and raised on the family farm on Pansy Road, daughter of the late Joseph and Julia Miro Grella, Theresa was a lifelong Fairfield Town resident. During the WWII war years, Theresa worked for the Remington Arms Company as a munitions inspector. She later went on to raise her family and enjoy caring for her home.

Theresa will be fondly remembered as a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and will be greatly missed by her son and caregiver, George Morris; her daughter, LouAnn Riccio, and her husband, Pasquale, of Trumbull; grandsons, Matthew Riccio and his wife, Elizabeth, and Anthony Riccio and his wife, Katherine; great-grandsons, Matteo Spiro Riccio and Leonardo Riccio; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Edward Grella, Alfred (Babe) Grella, Joseph Grella, Ralph (Sonny) Grella, and Albert Grella; and a sister, Louise Palochik.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:00 a.m. directly at St. Pius X Church, 834 Brookside Avenue, Fairfield with burial to follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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