Theresa Glatthorn, age 73 of Valparaiso, IN, passed away on Saturday, July
14, 2018, at her home where she had lived for the past 39 years.
She was born on
October 2, 1944, in Chester, PA, to the late Edmund and Wanda (nee
Sandra was a member
of St. Paul Catholic Church and served as a volunteer for St. Agnes Adult
Daycare for 18 years. She was active in the American Association of
University Women (AAUW) and was a regular at water aerobics at the
Franciscan Health Center. Sandra graduated from Penn State University in
1966 with a degree in education and went on to complete a Masters of
Education at Purdue. She taught elementary school in Hammond until retiring
in 1978 to be a stay at home mother and take an active role in her
childrenís school-life, serving on the PTA as well as volunteering as a
teacherís aide and leading Brush with the Masters. Recently, Sandra was
loving life as a grandmother and shared photos of her grandbabies to anyone
Sandra is survived
by her children: Matthew (Amy) Glatthorn of Valparaiso, IN, Daniel (Carlene)
Glatthorn of Hoboken, NJ, and Lauren (Erik) Babcock of Aberdeen, Scotland;
grandchildren: Raymond Maxwell, Alexandra Grace, and John Raymond; and
brother, Todd Siekierski.
Sandra was preceded
in death by her husband, Raymond, parents, and brother, Alan Siekierski.
Visitation will be
held on Monday, July 23, 2018, at St. Paul Catholic Church, 1855 W. Harrison
Blvd., Valparaiso, IN, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. with a Funeral Mass
immediately to follow at 11:00 a.m., Rev. Jeffrey Burton and Rev. Joseph
Pawlowski con-celebrating. Cremation. Memorials to St. Agnes Adult Care
by Dykes Funeral Home Inc., Valparaiso IN, (219) 462-3125.