Official Obituary of

Theresa Sophie (Legutko) Vigoda

April 18, 1921 ~ April 2, 2024 (age 102) 102 Years Old

Theresa Vigoda Obituary

Theresa Sophie (Legutko) Vigoda, age 102, of Schoentown, PA, passed away at her home with her family by her side on Tuesday, April 2, 2024.

Born in Schoentown on April 18, 1921, Theresa lived there her entire life. She was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Stella (Otfinowski) Legutko.

Theresa attended St. Stephen Catholic School in Port Carbon.PA. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Cumbola, PA, where she was President of the Holy Rosary Society for 23 years until the church closed in 2008. She was also active in many church activities. She then became a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in New Philadelphia, PA. 

Theresa worked in several garment factories as a presser for 14 years. She loved to press clothes and enjoyed the simple things of life. She dearly loved her family and children and always looked forward to their visits and get-togethers with relatives and friends. Many holidays, birthdays and occasions were celebrated at her home. Theresa went on many vacations with her daughters and family. She was a kind-hearted woman who instilled good values in her children and family.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, being preceded in death by her loving husband Michael in 1991 with whom she celebrated 45 years of marriage, her parents, and her 10 siblings.

Theresa is survived by 5 children: Michael Vigoda Jr. and his wife Charlotte Bubon, Coaldale, Nancy and her husband Michael Postic, Orwigsburg, Regina and her husband Scott Brady, Florida, Theresa Marie Vigoda and her husband Paul Petry, Hamburg, and Bernard Vigoda and his wife Janine, Port Carbon.  She was blessed with 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and 2 great great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing on Friday, April 5th, from 6-8PM and Saturday from 9-10AM at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike Street, Port Carbon.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, 99 Valley Street, New Philadelphia at 10:30AM on Saturday, April 6th, with Msgr. Edward Zemanik.  Interment will be held in the St. Anthony Cemetery in Port Carbon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Cross Church Memorial Fund 99 Valley Street New

Philadelphia, PA 17959

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Open Viewing
April 5, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
208 Pike Street
Port Carbon, PA 17965

Open Viewing
April 6, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
208 Pike Street
Port Carbon, PA 17965

Mass of Christian Burial
April 6, 2024

10:30 AM
Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church
99 Valley Street
New Philadelphia, PA 17959

April 6, 2024

11:45 AM
St. Anthony Cemetery
Route 209
Port Carbon, PA 17965


Holy Cross Church Memorial Fund
99 Valley Street, New Philadelphia PA 17959
Tel: 1-570-277-6800


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