In loving memory of

Theresa M Giesen
May 3, 1926 - June 5, 2024

Theresa M. Giesen (nee Keip), on June 5, 2024, of Bellmawr. Age 98.

Beloved wife of Henry Joseph Giesen for 64 years. Loving mother of Theresa Berg (Hans), Mary Alice Boucher (Guild), Henry (Linda), Kathleen Cotter (the late Edward), John (Catherine), Michael, and the late Joseph (the late Jacqueline). Devoted grandmother of Michelle, Michael, Marc, Brian, Danielle, Mark, Paul, Colleen, John, Katherine, Michael Jr., Dakota, Brielle, Brittany, Brandon, and the late Derrick. Great grandmother of 21 with one on the way. Survived by 5 of her siblings and predeceased by 14. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Theresa was known for her commitment to her Catholic faith. She would pray the rosary every day. Her devotion to the church was a central part of her life, and she worked to instill the values of love and compassion each day. In her free time, Theresa enjoyed bowling, dancing, and gardening, but most of all she valued spending time with her family.

There will be a viewing from 9:45am until 10:45am on Tuesday, June 11 at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, Bellmawr. Funeral mass 11am at the church. Entombment at New St. Mary's Mausoleum, Bellmawr.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Theresa's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; 800-822-6344, EWTN: 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210; 1-800-447-EWTN, or South Jersey Catholic Ministries Appeal: 631 Market Street, Camden, NJ 08102; 856-963-2655


Janet Dawson wrote on Jun 11, 2024:

"Dearest Kathy, So sorry for the loss of your mother. She looked so beautiful. You were a God send to her and your family. God Bless You. Janet Dawson "

Garcia Family wrote on Jun 9, 2024:

"Our sincerest condolences to you John and your family. Your mother was an amazingly kind and gentle person. Respected by everyone. God Bless you all. From The Garcia Family-Bellmawr "