Theresa Joan (Manning) Pritchard

June 5, 1932 ~ December 21, 2018 (age 86)

Theresa Joan Pritchard, 86, of Las Cruces, New Mexico (formerly of Indianapolis) passed away on December 21, 2018. She was born on July 5, 1932 in Indianapolis to the late Leo and Agnes Manning.

She attended Sacred Heart Elementary and graduated from Manuel High School. As a devote Catholic she was a long-time member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Indianapolis and Holy Cross Catholic Church in Las Cruces.

She enjoyed cross stitching and watching Jeopardy. She and her late husband, Charles, where members of the Silver Wheels Motorcycle Club in Indianapolis. Due to the fact that her birthday was one day after the July 4th , Theresa always  considered herself a left over firecracker.

She is survived by her son, Michael L. Pritchard (Marion Lyding) of Las Cruces, NM; her granddaughter, Christina Swenk of Greenfield, IN. She is also survived by two great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Aside from her loving parents, Theresa was preceded in death by her husband, Charles J. Pritchard; as well as two siblings.  

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 21, 2019 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1530 Union Street). A visitation will be held on Monday January, 21, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. in Lauck & Veldhof Funeral & Cremation Services, with a prayer service held at 10:30 a.m. before going to church. Entombment: Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood.

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