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Theresa Abbitt

August 28, 1927 — February 13, 2023

Theresa Abbitt

A funeral Mass for Theresa Abbitt will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2023 at St. Michael the Archangel Chapel at the Cathedral of St. John Berchmans, 939 Jordan St., Shreveport, Louisiana. A visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be held at Forest Park West Cemetery in Shreveport, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Father Dhanraj Narla.  

Theresa was born on August 28, 1927 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Marcial and Ora Anguiano and passed away Monday, February 13, 2023 at her home in Greenwood, Louisiana.

She retired from the Veterans Administration after 47 years and was a Parishioner of Cathedral of St. John Berchmans. She was the oldest of eight children and grew up taking care of her siblings and helping in the family business, Marcial’s Tamales. She played the organ and piano. She attended charm school and beauty school and was a model for Olan Mills Photography, using her image in advertising.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill Abbitt; brother, Robert Wayne Anguiano and sisters, Lois Anguiano, Marcy Anguiano, Dorothy Callender and Jane Dellinger. Left to cherish her memory are her sister, Esther Goins; brother, Richard Anguiano and several nieces and nephews.

Honoring Theresa as pallbearers will be Ronnie Callender, Bobby Callender, Debbie Tarver, Cindy Dellinger, Joe Smithers, Gary Furches, David Poland, Donnie Otwell and Kevin Goins.

The family would like to express special thanks to Ronnie Callender and Cindy Dellinger for their care and compassion given to Theresa during her most difficult time.

The family suggests memorials may be made to Cathedral of St. John Berchmans, 939 Jordan St., Shreveport, Louisiana 71101.

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Visitation

Friday, February 17, 2023

1:00 - 1:30pm (Central time)

St. John Berchmans Cathedral

939 Jordan St, Shreveport, LA 71101

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Rosary

Friday, February 17, 2023

1:30 - 2:00pm (Central time)

St. John Berchmans Cathedral

939 Jordan St, Shreveport, LA 71101

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Mass

Friday, February 17, 2023

2:00 - 3:00pm (Central time)

St. John Berchmans Cathedral

939 Jordan St, Shreveport, LA 71101

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Burial

Friday, February 17, 2023

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