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Theresa M. "Terry" (Iriti) Ford

February 20, 1939 ~ October 10, 2021 (age 82)


Theresa M. “Terry” Ford, age 82, of Mars, passed away on Sunday morning, October 10, 2021 in the comfort of her home with her family at her side.

Born in Pittsburgh, PA on February 20, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Vincenza Iriti.

Terry had been a Secretary for the Mars Area School District.

She was a member of St. Kilian Church in Cranberry Twp.

Beloved wife of Richard Ford, who she married on August 9, 1958, loving mother of Richard Walter Ford (Cathy), Janice Marie Ford Abernethy (Samuel), Robert Richard Ford (Jennifer), Raymond Richard Ford (Maureen), Russell Richard Ford (Sharon) and Scott Richard Ford, grandmother of Alexandra Ford Maseth (Adam), Andrew Ford, Brett Ford, Sara Abernethy, Samantha Abernethy Flynn (Scott), Daniel Abernethy (Ashley), Robert Ford, Jake Ford, Richard Ford (Abigail), Emily Ford, Nicole Ford, Brandon Ford, Katelyn Ford, Jacqueline Ford and Sophia Ford, great grandmother of Ryan Maseth, Casey Maseth, Ike Flynn and Duncan Ford. Sister of Anthony Iriti.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Antonino Iriti, Catherine DeBone, Pauline Griffith, Domenica Ambrosi, Frederick Iriti, Frances Iriti, Mary Ellen Ambrosi, and Elaine Potochnik.

Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Wednesday from 2-8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Kilian Church, 7076 Franklin Rd. Cranberry Twp., PA 16066 on Thursday at 10:00 AM, with Fr. Charles Bober, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Mars Cemetery, Adams Twp., PA. Memorials may be made to the Mars Public Library, P.O. Box 415, Mars, PA 16046. Directions and condolences are available at


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