Theresa Marie Pazero, 91 of Mt. Olive, died Monday, March 30, 2020, at 2:42 a.m. at Heritage Health of Staunton. She was born on February 12, 1929, in White City to the late Joseph Steven Zippay and Caroline Lessar Zippay.
Her first marriage was to Thomas Unger in 1947, he died April 27, 1983. She married Kenneth Pazero on November 23, 1963, he died on December 9, 1998. Theresa attended White City Grade School and graduated from Mt. Olive High School with the Class of 1947. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, now St. John Paul II.
Theresa was employed by Brown Shoe Factory in Litchfield. She loved bowling and bingo. She was a charter member (60 years) of the Mt. Olive VFW Auxillary.
She is survived by one son, John (Lisa) Pazero of North Carolina; three daughters, Michele (Bill) Logue of Hamel, Patty Barto of Springfield, and Jo Ann Painter of White City; one step-daughter, Sherri (Don) Hittmeier of Mt. Zion; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by one stepson, Pete Pazero; two grandchildren, Sean Cameron and Kristen Logue; sister, Delores (Dee) Dugan; and brother, Joseph Zippay.
Private family graveside services in Holy Trinity Cemetery will be held at a later date. Memorials to help with expenses may be sent to Becker & Son Funeral Home, 221 South Poplar Street, Mt. Olive, Illinois 62069.