Mrs. Theresa Aquino, known by family and friends as “TESS”, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.
She was born in Brooklyn, NY and moved to New Jersey in the early 1960’s. She retired to Florida with her husband for many years before returning to New Jersey and more recently spent several months each a year in Wilmington, NC. To best describe Tess, she was a ball of energy, a lot of fun and a bright light to all who met her. An adored Mother, Mother-in-Law, Grandmother, Aunt and friend, she was loved by all and will be greatly missed.
She was predeceased by her loving husband Joe as well as her parents, Rose and Antonio Loguirato; her siblings Joe, Mike and Flo Loguirato, Rocco and Lily Loguirato and Lou and Helen Loguirato, as well as her son-in-law Phillip Ray Walls and her grandson Paul Foulke. She is survived by her children, Patricia Walls, Joseph and Amy Aquino and Judith and John Timmerman. Her grandchildren, Danielle Foulke, Phillip Walls, Monica Akers, Jessica and Chris Apple, Shannon Aquino, Katie Aquino and Jason and Dana Timmerman. Great grandchildren Schyler and Shelby Foulke, Michael and Rosco Walls, Jocelyn Shontz and Samantha Akers, Ava and Robby Tew Aquino and great great grandson Josiah, as well as loving nieces and nephews.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.