Theresa Mary Ouly

Theresa Mary Ouly, 89 of Wilmington passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, September 1, 2019, with her family.

Theresa was born in Lansford, PA, the daughter of the late Mary E. (Granat) and Stephen A. Lakata. She graduated from Lansford High School in 1947 and worked for Millers Dress Shop before her marriage. After coming to Wilmington, she was the Rental Office manager of the Woodland Apartments for more than 10 years. Theresa was an original and active parishioner of St. Catherine of Siena Church, helping with the school and the carnival. Her hobbies included cooking, gardening and going to the theater. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Stephen A. Lakata, Jr.

Theresa will be dearly missed by her husband of 66 years, Francis G. Ouly; her son and daughter-in-law, Frank S. and Maryann of Bear; her daughter, Denise Ouly of Wilmington and her brother, Robert J. Lakata of Lansford, PA.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday morning at 11 AM at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 2501 Centerville Road, Wilmington, where friends may visit after 10 AM. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Dr, Wilmington, DE 19804. On line condolences may be sent to Mealeyfuneral


Submitted by Darlene Webster on
Denise, I am so sorry. Moms are precious. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Submitted by Bill&Cris EnEarl on
So nice that we can remember her with a smile Such a big heart she had . She will always be your guiding star and don't be afraid her presence will be always strong. She left her prints in every corner Peace to all

Submitted by Eric Winter on
Denise, My sincere condolences for you and your family. No matter how we might be able to prepare, or not, it’s losing a parent is always “unimaginable.” Eric

Submitted by Dewey Oriente on
Prayers and Blessings to you and your Family during this difficult time. Love and Light!

Submitted by Jen Kaczmarczyk on
Denise - I am so deeply sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. My thoughts are prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Jen Kaczmarczyk

Submitted by Joan and Rob Ge... on
Beautiful light and lots of love to the family during this time. Mrs. Ouly is such a sweet and beautiful soul, Rob and I were blessed to spend Thanksgiving with the family in 2018. Be at Peace Mrs. Ouly and protect everyone from the heavens above.