Name     Theresa Lacroix
      July 6, 1943 - October 10, 2020
Service Information     Private
Interment Information     Private
Visitation     Private
Memorial Donations    


Theresa S. Lacroix (Eiro). A long-time resident of Somerville, MA. On 10/10/20, after an extended illness. Born in Graciosa, Azores, she was the daughter of Jose Eiro and Maria Lasallette (Neto). Devoted widow of H.R. "Sonny" and loving ex-wife of Donald Ribeiro. She is survived by her children Joanne Silva and her husband Gordon of Medford. Donna Ribeiro and her partner Wendy Smith of Clinton. Her son Joseph of Nashua, NH. Georgette Lacroix of Plymouth, MA. And Michelle and her wife Heidi of Dexter, ME. She is also survived by her grandchildren Laura Braga and her husband John, Caitlyn, Anthony, Tia, Riley, Olivia, and Skylar, several great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces, nephews, and extended family. She is pre-deceased by her sisters Maria DaSilva, Liduina Machado, and brother Joseph Eiro.
Theresa had a long career at Polaroid Corporation. After she retired from Polaroid, she began working for The Department of Developmental Services, where she provided loving and compassionate care to individuals with developmental and physical disabilities.
Theresa loved to travel with her husband and their good friends.
Due to COVID -19 precautions, services will be private. In place of flowers, a donation can be made in Theresa's memory to The Wilbur Memorial Fund for Threshold, Lesley University 29 Everett St. Cambridge, MA 02138 or MRS Speaks Out, a self-advocacy group for individuals with special needs c/o The Department of Developmental Services, 465 Waverley Oaks Rd, Suite 120, Waltham, MA 02452