Sheila Therrien

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Sheila W. Therrien
WINDSOR—Sheila Lee Williamson Therrien, 59, devoted wife of the late James Joseph Therrien Sr. (Sept. 28, 2009) went back into his loving embrace.
She had courageously fought cancer and gave way to the joys of eternal rest on March 14, 2009.
Mrs. Therrien was born in England and was raised in Hampton.
She graduated from Hampton High School in 1967.
She assisted her late husband with the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 26, Hampton.
She was passionate with working her hands and cross-stitch, and had made numerous quilts.
She was a member of Faith Freewill Baptist Church, Carrollton, and had resided in Windsor for the past 19 years.
A devoted and beloved wife, mother, daughter and sister, she was also preceded in death by her parents, James and Rose Lee Byers Williamson; and a sister, Rose Ann Phillips.
Survivors include her two sons, James Joseph “Joey” Therrien Jr. and Thomas G. Therrien; a sister, Linda W. Reeves and husband Glenn of Newport News; an ex-daughter-in-law, Jana Smith; her best friend, JoAnn Helgestad; a host of friends and extended family.
A service celebrating her life was conducted Monday in Colonial Funeral Home, Smithfield, with the Rev. Barry Reel officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News.
The family expresses thanks to Heartland Hospice, for their care and support during Sheila’s illness.
The family suggests any monetary contributions be made to Heartland Hospice, 150 Burnett’s Way, Suite 220, Suffolk, VA 23434, in her memory.
Arrangements are in the care of Colonial Funeral Home, Smithfield.