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Theresa R. Derfler
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Theresa R. Derfler, 83, of Ambler and Lansdale, passed away peacefully on March 17, 2018 at St. Mary’s Manor in Lansdale. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore N. Riccio, and also the late Lawrence “Don” Derfler. She was born in Ambler, PA on March 15, 1935 to the late Dominic and Jenny (Franzello) Vennera. Theresa was a loving, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She is survived by her daughter Patricia Anne Wright (Mark), her son David Riccio (Gari), 3 grandchildren Nicholas Wright, Anthony and Adrianna Riccio, great-grandson Rome Wright, and many loving nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by all her siblings. The funeral has been canceled for Wednesday due to the bad weather. It will be rescheduled and announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Theresa’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Condolences may be made at

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