Theresa M. (Cuff) Wiggins, 85, of Ecumenical Retirement Community, Harrisburg passed peacefully after a brief illness at the Harrisburg Hospital and went home to be with the Lord on December 11, 2020.
Theresa was born in Carlisle on October 19, 1935. Theresa is predeceased by her parents John and Louise (Conn) Cuff, two sons, Charles Evans, Jr. and Michael Evans, several siblings Elizabeth Pierre, Delores Cuff, Catherine Washington, Louise Bailey, Francis (Joe), and Milton.
Theresa leaves to celebrate her life three sisters, Mary Strawn, Barbara George, Margaret Tippitt, seven grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Theresa was educated in Carlisle and graduated from the Empire Beauty School in Harrisburg. Theresa loved singing and in her later years sang with the Sweet Adeline’s and had a passion for shopping. She attended St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Hershey until she relocated to Providence, RI.
A viewing will be held from 12:00 p.m. and Mass of Christian Burial will commence at 1:00 p.m. Friday December 18, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1439 Market Street, Harrisburg. Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Carlisle.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1439 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17103.
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