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Theresa A. (Richard) Wesling

September 1, 1932 — January 16, 2021


SOMERSET... Theresa A. (Richard) Wesling, 88, of Somerset passed away January 16, 2021 at Somerset Ridge Center.

She was the loving wife of the late Paul L. Wesling, to whom she was married since 1953.

Born in Fall River, she was a daughter of the late Lionel and Beatrice (Levesque) Richard. She resided in Tiverton for many years before moving to Texas and settling in Fall River.

Prior to retiring, Theresa worked for many years as a bookkeeper for several companies.  She was a member of the Holy Ghost Church Women’s Guild and enjoyed playing bingo.

She is survived by four sons, Thomas P. (Cynthia) of Tiverton, Steven L. (Donna) of Austin, Mark R. (Ramona) of Charlestown, W.V. And Timothy R. of Alexandria, Va., five  grandchildren, Rodney Miller, Paul, David and Angela Wesling and Holly Meyers, as well as  four great grandchildren. She was the sister of Lionel (Pete) Richard, Helen Fusco, Patricia Cardoza, Paula Jamiel and the late Georgette Baldwin.

Funeral mass to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Monday, January 25, at 10 AM at St. Theresa’s Church, 265 Stafford Road, Tiverton, RI.  Interment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. A live streamed video of Theresa's mass will be available to be viewed, Monday at 10 AM, at:

The family would like to thank the staff of Somerset Ridge Center for the loving care they gave Theresa over the past eleven years and Compassionate Care Hospice.  In Lieu of flowers, donations to Compassionate Care Hospice would be appreciated.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Mass

Monday, January 25, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Theresa Catholic Church (Stafford Rd, Tiverton)

265 Stafford Road, Tiverton, RI 02878

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