Hudson – Theresa M. (Santella) Barton, 77, of Hudson, passed away three days shy of her 78th birthday Saturday, June 24, 2017 at UMass Hospital in Worcester, with her beloved family by her side. She joins her husband of 54 years, Alfred R. Barton, who predeceased her July 23, 2015.
Theresa is survived by her daughter, Tammy A. Johnson, her husband Todd, and their children Alexandra, Samantha, and Calvin, all of Hudson, and her son, Michael R. Barton and his son Michael Joseph, both of Waltham. She also leaves behind many loving friends.
Theresa was born in Marlborough, the only daughter of the late Michael J. and Marion (Palermo) Santella. She was raised in Hudson, where she graduated high school and later married the love of her life, Alfred Barton.
Theresa was self-employed, operating T Business Services, doing bookkeeping for over 26 years until her passing.
Theresa was a lifelong member of Christ the King Church in Hudson until the day it was closed. She was a volunteer at Marlborough Hospital Auxiliary, the Hudson Senior Center, and an active member of the Sons of Italy. She enjoyed knitting, cooking, spending time with her family, and spoiling her grandchildren.
A period of calling hours will be held Friday, June 30, from 4-7 p.m., at Tighe Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson. A funeral service will be held the following day Saturday, July 1, at 10 a.m., in the church at Tighe Hamilton Funeral Home, followed by a procession to Saint Michael’s Cemetery for final committal services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Fresh Start Furniture Bank of Hudson.