Theresa Louise Reid, a charismatic and compassionate woman, passed away on June 2, 2023. Born in Paterson, NJ on July 21, 1962, Theresa was known for her unique humor and supportive nature. As the famous quote goes, "A good laugh heals a lot of hurts." Theresa's ability to bring laughter and light into the lives of others will be dearly missed.\n\nTheresa spent 20 years as a dedicated medical assistant, a career that allowed her to express her inherent compassion for others. Outside of work, Theresa found joy in visiting Laurence Harbor, swimming at the beach and pool, and spending precious time with her grandchildren. Family was what mattered most to Theresa, and her unwavering love for them was palpable to all who knew her.\n\nTheresa is survived by her loving daughter, Heather Reid; her devoted son, Christopher Reid and his wife, Kayla; her significant other, Joseph Welch; her caring mother, Ethel Ayers; and her cherished grandchildren, Connor Cabrera, Logan Reid, and Kristina Reid. She was preceded in death by her father, Leo Ayers. Theresa's compassionate spirit and funny nature will be remembered fondly by her family and friends.\n\nPlease share your memories and upload photos of Theresa on the memorial page, as we celebrate her life and the impact she had on those around her.