Theresa Irene (Mikus) de SilvaJanuary 12, 1959 ~ May 31, 2017 (age 58)
de SILVA, THERESA IRENE (MIKUS)
Age 58, of Wilkins Township, passed away peacefully and quietly as she lived on May 31, 2017, at her treasured home surrounded by family. Theresa was the daughter of Michael and Mary Mikus (McFall) and a graduate of Springdale High School and New Kensington School of Business. She first dated her soulmate, Sunil Gregory de Silva on Valentine’s Day. The couple married on August 20, 1982, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Springdale, PA and was blessed with two wonderful sons, Michael and Christopher; three loved American Eskimos: Tigger, Blizzard and Missy; and family and friends. Theresa was employed since 2004 by NDC Real Estate Management and treasured by her family, work family and many friends. God blessed us with Theresa, whose stay on earth was shortened by breast cancer, which she battled without complaint. Her love and memories will live with us forever. Theresa was preceded in death by her father, Michael Mikus; and father-in-law, Dr. E. Gregory de Silva. Theresa is survived by mother, Mary Mikus; mother-in-law, Lidwin de Silva; husband, Sunil Gregory; children, Michael (Maria Tolomeo), Christopher, siblings: Michael Mikus (Carrie Woitas), Kathleen Jaros (Joseph), Julia Rowe and Anna Mikus; brothers-in-law, Kumar de Silva (Ellen Conway,) Sumithra-Sam de Silva (Debra Denicola); nieces and nephews, Lindsay (Daniel), Marcus (Anita), Gabriela, Mikaela, Desirae (Nickolas), Joseph, Mikenzie, Alexander, Matthew, and Marissa. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on June 6, 2017, at St. John Fisher Roman Catholic Church, 33 Lewin Lane, Pittsburgh, PA, 15235, (412-241-4722.) Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to UPMC Hillman Cancer Centers in Theresa’s name. Arrangements made by WOLFE MEMORIAL, INC., 412-731-5001.