Theresa A. O’Donoghue, 75, of Westborough


Theresa A. O’DonoghueWestborough – Theresa A. (Kasprzak) O’Donoghue, 75, of Westborough, passed away on Sept. 2, 2021, in Beaumont at Whitney Place, Westborough, surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Neil F. O’Donoghue.

She also leaves her son, Daniel O’Donoghue of Easthampton, and her daughter, Jennifer, wife of Daniel Kelly of Hopkinton; grandchildren, Nolan, Jack and Katherine Kelly; her Uncle Frank Dreksler and his wife Sherry of British Columbia, Canada; and nieces and nephews of Auburn, Texas, Louisiana and Quincy, Mass.

Theresa was born in Worcester, living most of her life in North Oxford, a daughter of Walter and Katherine (Dreksler) Kasprzak.

Mrs. O’Donoghue worked as a Registered Nurse, retiring from the Worcester Family Health Center. She graduated from the former St. Mary’s High School and Worcester Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1967.

Theresa loved spending time with her husband Neil and their family, as well as watching her three grandchildren grow. Teri thoroughly enjoyed nature, feeding and watching the various birds and animals in her yard. She is likely embracing her parents right now as not nearly a day would pass without her mentioning them or her childhood. Theresa’s quiet and gentle way will be missed by all who knew her and her beautiful smile will forever be in our hearts.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., in Henry-Dirsa Funeral Home, 33 Ward St., Worcester. A prayer service will follow. Burial will be private in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton.

Memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60601 or the at 350 South Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02130.

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