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Theresa 'Terry' (Mayou) Masley

July 10, 1924 February 27, 2014
Theresa 'Terry' (Mayou) Masley
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Theresa E. “Terry” (Mayou) Masley, 89, of Ludlow, died peacefully on February 27, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Indian Orchard, daughter of the late Henry and Alvina (Peets) Mayou, she came to Ludlow in 1950 where she was a faithful communicant of the former St. Mary of the Assumption Church. She was a longtime employee at Howard Johnsons and worked at many area Department Stores before retiring in 1995 from Louis and Clark Drug Store. Terry was an active member and the Sunshine Lady at the Ludlow Senior Center belonging to its Council on Aging, Senior Citizens Club, and Golden Agers, in which she was also their auditor. She was also the recording secretary for the Friends of the Senior Center and was chairman of their fundraising in which she ran many bake sales to raise money for the Seniors. Terry was the beloved wife of the late Stephen T. Masley, Sr.; a loving mother to Michael Masley and wife Rosemarie, of Wilbraham, Stephen T. Masley, Jr. and partner Kathy Duda, of Palmer, and Mary Ann (Masley) Gianni and husband Rocco, of Ludlow; a dear sister to Donald Mayou and wife Claire, of Ludlow, Shirley Beaudoin, of Wilbraham and late husband Ed, and the Pearl McDonough, Lillian Talbot, Anita Auffrey, Francis Mailloux; a cherished grandmother to Jeanne Gado, Rocco Gianni Jr., Michael Gianni, Alan Masley, Victoria Masley; an adoring great-grandmother to Samantha and Mary Gianni, and Olivia and GrettaGado; and also leaves many loving nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Funeral services for Terry are on Monday morning at 11:00am from Ludlow Funeral Home with Liturgy of Christian Burial at 12:00pm in St. Elizabeth Parish with burial to be held on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 10:00am in Island Pond Cemetery. Visiting hours are on Sunday from 4:00-7:00pm.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Terry’s memory to Wing Hospice 40 Wright St. Palmer, Ma. 01069.

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