OSWEGO — Theresa A. “Terry” Coffey, 69, a former resident of Oswego passed away on June 22, 2019 in Maryland.    

Born in Ticonderoga, New York, she was a daughter of the late Carmine and Vera (O’Dell) Fosco. She graduated from the Ticonderoga High School, class of 1968 and SUNY Oswego, class of 1972.

She was a homemaker and was a volunteer and past president (1977-1978) of the Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County.

She loved to knit and was an avid reader, particularly of murder mysteries.

Surviving are her daughter Kathleen (James) Monahan of Stevensville, Maryland; her son Patrick (Karen) Coffey of Douglassville, Pennsylvania; siblings Carl (Brenda) Fosco of Glen Falls, New York; Paul Fosco of Ticonderoga; Sharon (Loyal) Newell of Virginia Beach, Virginia; and grandchildren Liam T. Monahan, Thomas P. Coffey, Emma R. Monahan and Daniel P. Coffey.

She was predeceased by her college sweetheart and husband of 43 years, Thomas G. Coffey Jr., and her brothers, John Fosco and Mark Fosco.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Dowdle Funeral Home, with a service to follow.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Theresa’s name to the Friends of the Oswego Library.