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Theresa Arroyo

Obituary for Theresa Arroyo

January 7, 1930 - January 11, 2022
McHenry, Illinois | Age 92


Theresa Arroyo, age 92, of McHenry, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at her home in McHenry surrounded by her family.

She was born on January 7, 1930, in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Joseph and Sara Barajas, nee De La Cerda. Theresa married the love of her life Louis Arroyo on December 11, 1954, in Chicago, IL & they moved to McHenry in 1967 with their 3 girls.

Theresa worked at the District #15 schools as the lunch lady for several years at Landmark school in McHenry and she was known by all as Miss Terry.

She always enjoyed meeting up with family & friends to go out to dinner & parties & always enjoyed a good Brandy Manhattan.

She is survived by her loving daughters: Yvonne Arroyo, Annette (Paul Jones) Arroyo-Jones, and Denise (Dennis) Tyk; her grandchildren: Stephen (Becky) Smith, Kristen Tyk, and Kaitlyn Tyk; her great-grandchildren: Cora and Maren Smith; her sister: Carmen (Juan) Pinto; her nieces and nephews: Laura (Jerome) Trejo, Hector Zepeda, Mark (Cindy) Zepeda, Mary Rivera, & Mark (Stephanie) Zepeda.

Theresa was preceded in death by her husband Louis, her parents: Joseph & Sara; her sisters: Mary, Angela, & Esther; her brothers: Butch and Pete, & her nephews: Mario and Richard.

The Arroyo Family wishes to thank all Theresa's family & friends for their prayers and condolences. Funeral services will be private.
A celebration of Theresa's life will be held on a future date.

Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive in McHenry assisting the family.

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