Theresa Rose Daigle, 47, of Hopkinton and formerly of Ashland, passed away Oct. 10 at her home after a long period of declining health. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of Janet (Goodman) Brett and her husband, Frank Brett. Theresa previously worked as an emergency room technician at Newton-Wellesley Hospital before retiring due to illness. Devoted to her family and community, she received numerous awards for her work with the elderly, often at Mill Pond Rest Home in Ashland. Theresa especially enjoyed vacationing with her family on Nantucket every year.
Theresa is survived by her beloved son, Robert Pergakis Jr. of Ashland, mother Janet Brett and husband Frank of Ashland, brother Randy Daigle of Ashland, aunts Susan Sullivan and husband Richard of Ashland, and Karen Tolson and husband Dominick of Sherborn, and cousin Branden Getchell and wife Stephany of Georgia.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia’s Church, 54 Esty Street, Ashland. There are no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Theresa’s name to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.
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