Theresa L. (Reilly) Antonio, age 88, of Cheshire, passed away on December 5, 2018. Born in New Haven on January 4, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Timothy & Mary (Conboy) Reilly. A resident of Hamden most of her life, she was the widow of Edward B. Antonio, Sr. Theresa is survived by her daughters, Pamela Gadd & her husband Al of Northford and Robin Giorgio & her husband David of Cheshire; granddaughter Theresa Giorgio; her sister Irene DePalma; and several nieces & nephews. Theresa was predeceased by her son Edward B. Antonio, Jr.; her sisters Mary Reilly & Helen Keidinger; and brothers Timmy, Charlie, & Johnny Reilly. Friends may attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, Dec. 11th at 10:00 a.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Church, 321 Circular Ave., Hamden. Burial will follow in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven. Arrangements in care of Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home.

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  1. My Dear Aunt Theresa,
    What a wonderful aunt you were, so full of life and laughter, you were the life of the party. All the beautiful memories we shared. The family gatherings the most important, we were such a close family. I will cherish forever what we shared, and will truly miss you. I could write a book of all the funny stories we had as a family. The time now will never be the same without you, I loved you dearly, Love always your niece Valerie

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