The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

November 10, 2013

Theresa A. Larko

Star Beacon

JEFFERSON — Theresa “Tree” A. Larko, age 75, of Griggs Road, Jefferson, died early Thursday morning, Nov. 7, 2013, at Ashtabula County Medical Center.

She was born on June 29, 1938, in Ashtabula, the daughter of Joseph and Adeline (Ferrando) DiMare. She graduated from Ashtabula High School and had remained in Ashtabula County her entire life.

She was a member of St. Joseph’s Calasanctius Church in Jefferson. She enjoyed gardening, playing bingo, bowling and playing on her computer. She worked as a cafeteria cook at Jefferson High School for over 25 years until her retirement.

She is survived by her children, Sharon J. Larko (Jeff Lewis) of Jefferson and Mike J. Larko (Cynthia Teamer) of Fort Meyers Fla.; 10 grandchildren, Mike Larko, Amelia Larko, Waydin Larko, Andrew Lewis,  Alex Lewis, Chad Corey, Jennifer Loftus, Cassie Larko, Candice Larko and Brittney Bryner; and eight beautiful great-grandchildren, Clara and Connor Larko, Serenity and Chase Bray, Ariana Waltz, Derek Corey, Sariah “Riah” Larko and Raylan Lewis.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James “Jim” Larko; daughter, Sandra Larko; and son, James “Jimmy” Larko.

Honoring Theresa’s wishes, no services will be held at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Happy Hearts, 2505 South Ridge Road East, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004. The Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND CREMATORY, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, is handling arrangements.

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