Heidenry, Cecelia Teresa (nee Reilly) of Kirkwood, Missouri was born November 12, 1942 and entered into rest Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the age of 76 years. Teresa was preceded in death by her parents, John Earl and Mossie, and six of her siblings, Patricia Reilly, John Reilly, James Reilly, Mary Jane Burhman, Stella Langford, and Elizabeth Reeves. She is survived by her four loving children Christine (Jim) Laughlin, Timothy (Maureen) Heidenry, Stephanie Heidenry, and Cynthia (Steve) Wendling and her devoted brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Charlotte Reilly. Teresa adored and cherished her twelve grandchildren Carissa, James, Brendan, Steven, Zachary, Jake, Meredith, Josh, Jenna, Conrad, Kate, and Emma. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. Teresa highly valued academic achievement and her true passion was the law. She was a proud graduate of Ursuline Academy and after raising her children she went back to school and earned a Masters in Legal Studies from Webster University and completed a mediation workshop with the Harvard Negotiation Institute. Teresa worked many years as an esteemed paralegal and mediator.
Visitation and memorial mass will be held Tuesday, April 23rd at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 676 W. Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO 63119. Visitation is at 9:30 a.m. with mass to follow at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Ursuline Academy, 341 Sappington Rd, St. Louis, MO, 63122, appreciated.