Theresa M. Pode, age 85 of Lake, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, September 21, 2013. Theresa was born the daughter of Pierra D. and Marie S. (Durant) Raveau on June 18, 1928 in Mt. Clemens. She was united in marriage to Henry «Hank» Pode on November 29, 1947 with Hank predeceasing her on October 2, 2012. Theresa has lived in the Lake of the Pines community of Clare County since moving from St. Clair Shores eighteen years ago. She enjoyed playing Euchre at the Farwell Senior Center; and was never happier than when she was able to cook and care for her family. She loved her entire family very much and playing with the grandchildren, great grand children and her great great grandchild. Theresa attended the St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Clare.
Theresa is survived by her sons Denis (Patricia) of Algonac, Dean (Mary) of Pinckney and Darrell (Suzanne) of St. Clair Shores; a brother Jim (Joyce) Raveau of Advance and her sister Jackie Medici of Clinton Twp.; 14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Theresa was predeceased by her parents and many siblings.
Visitation and services will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at the Farwell Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M. with the services to start at 2:00 P.M. led by Joanne Dana Pastoral Minister of St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Please consider leaving the Pode family a condolence at www.stephenson-wyman.com