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Obituary of Teresa Pendergast Sargent - May 15, 1966

Green Bay Press Gazette, Monday May 16, 1966.


Mrs. H.C. Sargent, 87, formerly of 1457 Eliza St., died at a local nursing home Sunday morning following a short illness.  The former Theresa Pendergast married Mr. Sargent in 1900.  The couple lived in Oshkosh until 1913 and then moved to Green Bay.

She was the first president and charter member of the Nobel-Straubel Post No. 2037 VFW Auxiliary, and charter member and past president of the Spanish American War Auxiliary, and a member and past president of the Roosevelt School PTA.  Her husband preceded her in death in 1934.

She is survived by five sons, John and Leland, Green Bay, Harvey, Superior, Clarendon, Milwaukee, Earl, Horse Head, N.Y., one daughter, Mrs. George (Catherine) Gruselle, Green Bay, 18 grand children; 20 great-grand children, one brother, James Pendergast, La Fayette, Ind., one daughter, Mary Jane Bucy preceded her in death in 1959.

At Malcore Funeral Home after 2 p.m. VFW Auxiliary memorial services tonight at 7; Women's Catholic Order of Foresters Rosary 7:30 tonight, and at 8 p.m. by Msgr Peter Skell. Funeral services Tuesday, 9 a.m. Malcore Funeral Home, the Rev. Peter Skell officiating.  Burial at Fort Howard Cemetery.


Submitted by Pat Matzke