Theresa Withers – Sept. 20

Theresa Withers of New Rochelle, NY passed away on September 20, 2021. She was 82 years old. Born in Bronx, NY to Fred and Elvira Tarantino.

Theresa fell in love with Richard Withers and shared a happy marriage for over 60 years. From their love they were blessed with two wonderful children: Robert and Lori. It was then that Theresa and Richard moved from the Bronx to Pelham to raise their children. Family meant everything to Theresa.

Theresa loved to garden and was very artistic. She enjoyed restoring furniture and interior decorating her home. Theresa owned the Town and Country Ladies Store in Pelham, NY. Theresa was a kind woman who loved 50’s music and enjoyed spending time with her loved ones.

Theresa is survived by her son; Robert Withers (Tammy Goerlich), her daughter; Lori (Salvatore) Caltabellotta, and her seven beloved grandchildren; Tara (Michael) Danza, Salvatore Caltabellotta (Samantha Gentile), Isabel (Nathan) Frost, Nicole Withers (Nick Lituchy), Rebecca Withers (Thomas Bond), Nicholas Gorki, Carolina Withers and two great grandchildren; Sofia Lori Danza and Angelina Krystine Danza. Theresa will be missed by everyone who knew her. Theresa is predeceased by her loving husband; Richard Withers, her brother; Fred Tarantino Jr, and her parents; Fred and Elvira Tarantino.

A Mass of Christian burial will take place at St. Catherine’s Church located at 25 Second Ave, Village of Pelham, New York on Friday September 24, 2021, at 10:00 am. For more information or to leave a condolence, please visit

Editor’s note: This obituary was provided by the Pelham Funeral Home.