Diehl, Theresa L. (Smith)West Haven - Theresa L.(Smith) Diehl passed away on Saturday, Nov. 22 at her home. She was the wife of the late Lloyd C. Diehl. Theresa was born March 23, 1922 in Bedford, PA a daughter of the late Harvey and Mary (Bennett) Smith. She was a clerk for New Haven Savings Bank until her retirement and was a member of the Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church of Woodbridge. Theresa was a water color artist, a member of the DAR Eve Lear Chapter of West Haven and volunteered at local hospitals. She leaves three daughters, Ann and David Fletcher of West Haven, Christine Diehl and William Lang of West Haven, and Wilma Robley and Lee May of Pasedena, Maryland, one brother, Glen Smith of PA, four grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 11:00 am at Beecher & Bennett-Taylor Funeral Home, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven. Burial will be private. Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10 am - 11 am, prior to the service. Contributions in Theresa's memory may be sent to the Diehl Memorial for Scholarships, SCSU Foundation, 501 Crescent St., New Haven, CT 06515.

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  1. Ann,Christine & Wilma. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I lived on Ward St. for years and knew you and your mom & dad. I just returned to CT from Maryland and read of your loss. God Bless you and your family. Sincerely, Reverend Jane Sullivan D’Auria

  2. Chris, Ann, and Wilma our deepest sympathy. I guess the two old friends are together again in a better place. Allan D. , Joyce, Allan M., and Karen Gagnon

  3. Dearest Wilma, Christine, Ann and families, I thought of your Mother as a Sister rather than and in-law. She was a best friend in good and bad times. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May her soul rest in peace.

  4. Wilma, Chris and Ann, So sorry to hear about your mother. I will always have fond memories of her from Gateway. Not just anyone could make those skirts touch the floor. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love Sally Barter

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