Thedessa Olive Weed Currier Cheney, 94, born August 19, 1925, passed peacefully at home on October 31, 2019. “Teddy” was born in Rockport, Maine to Walter and Josephine Brooks Weed. She is predeceased by brothers and sisters Gertrude, Jenny, Walter, Curtis and her twin Charles. Following the death of her mother at age 4 and father at age 6 she and twin Charles were adopted by Reverend George and Christine Currier. Teddy travelled many roads to reach her ultimate home of 70 years in Thornton, NH. She attended High School in Meredith, NH and was capped in Nursing School in Boston, MA.
On May 22, 1948, Teddy married Sidney Cheney who passed in May, 2012. Sid and Teddy raised five children, Deborah Vlk of Wentworth, Charles Cheney of Campton, Sarah Cheney of Campton, George Cheney of Thornton and Hilda Duffy of Thornton. Teddy has 7 grand-children, John Vlk, Sherry Drown, Pamela Hamnett, Jason Cheney, Billy Cheney, Richard Shute and Dennis Croteau along with 13 great grand-children.
Teddy worked in hospitals in Boston, MA and Hartford, CT following Nursing school. After her children were grown, she worked at the Campton Post Office for many years. She loved music, flower gardens, the mountains, her community and summers at Maine camp. She was a member of the Campton Baptist Church for 70+ years where she served as Treasurer, organist, pianist and participated in Women’s Fellowship.
Friends and family are invited to attend a graveside, memorial service at 11 a.m., on Thursday, November 7th at Blair Cemetery in Campton, NH. Following will be a gathering at the Campton Baptist Church Vestry.
Memorial donations may be made to Campton Baptist Church, PO Box 44, Campton, NH 03223.