Theresa ‘Tessie’ Rivera Haro

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Theresa “Tessie” Rivera Haro was received into God’s loving arms on May 10, 2014. Tessie, as she was known to all, who loved her, was born on August 4, 1931 in Los Angeles, California to Vidal and Estella Rivera.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Umberto Haro, and their five children: Mark, Patricia Fernandez, Maria Angelina, Paul (Cindy), and Joanna (Francisco) Villalobos. She is greatly loved by her sisters Shirley Castillo and Janet Navarro, her 10 grandchildren, her five great-grandchildren, and her extended family of sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends.

She was welcomed home by her parents, her brother Vidal “Vic” Rivera, Jr. and her great-grandson Elias.

Tessie attended St. Mary’s High School and worked for the state of Arizona. She and her husband were longtime residents of Superior, AZ where she served on the town council and worked for the Pinal County Justice of the Peace. She was also instrumental in organizing the Girl Scouts of America in Superior and has been a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary for many years.

Her family appreciates Companion Hospice, especially Pat, Shannon, Bev and Wendy, for the loving care and attention they gave to Tessie.

Services were held Thursday, May 15, 2014, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Churhc in Superior. Interment followed at Fairview Cemetery in Superior.

Online Guestbook: www.SuperiorFuneral.com.

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