Theresa Mae Gage passed away October 6, 2018 in St Peters, MO. She was born in Mt Clemens, MI on April 27, 1931 to parents; Mark Leach and Theresa Stefon Leach. She was a mother and foster mother to five children: Charles Rector, Terry Cartwright, George Gage, Bruce Cartwright and Dale Swarts (deceased), eleven grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Oliver J. Gage and brothers Clarence Leach, Kenneth Leach and Edward Leach. A brother John Leach resides in the state of Georgia.
Theresa was an active member of Restoration Church St. Peters, MO for over 40 years most recently working in benevolence ministries, and through the years as Sunday School teacher, Trustee and Deacon. She retired, at the age of 78, from Standard Drug Stores in St Peters, MO.
She will be remembered for her smiles, laughter, and loving regard for all people.