Theresa G. (Gildred) Talbot

1928 - 2021



Portland-Theresa G. (Terry) Talbot, 92, passed away peacefully at Maine Medical Center on Monday March 8, 2021.

Terry was born in Houlton, Maine on April 1, 1928 to Miles and Bertha (Smith) Gildred, she was the youngest of three children. In her early years she worked for a large grocery store chain where she would travel and train incoming cashiers at new store openings.  

On November 15, 1958 she married Kenneth W. Talbot "the love of my life" as she referred to him and together, they raised three children. Terry was a stay at home mom for 25 years. In 1981 she returned to work as a clerk for Pratt Abbott Drycleaners, she worked at the Westgate location for 25 years until retiring at the age of 77. 

A force to be reckoned with, she was a wonderful caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Terry was an avid Red Sox fan and never missed a televised game, ever. She also looked forward to her yearly trips to Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods, she loved family get togethers, playing cards and LCR. She and Kenny also enjoyed coffee with a group of friends that would meet 2-3 times a week at McDonalds in Westbrook. 

Terry was predeceased by her parents, her brother Ronald and her sister, Gladys Raymond.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Kenny, son Scott (Tammy Zsiga), daughters Laurie Butts (Harold) and Lisa Talbot, she is also survived by her three grandchildren Nikki Rollins (Luke), Brian Butts (Shelly) and Kristen Butts (George Grabler) and her three great grandsons, Ethan Rollins, Liam and Logan Grabler.

At Terry's request, there will be no service. Please remember her for her wit, sense of humor and her love for life, family and friends.

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Pratt Abbott Team

March 18, 2021 10:43 AM

Terry was a beloved member of the Pratt Abbott family for over 25 years. Our hearts are with her friends and relatives, especially her daughter Laurie, who is also a treasured member of our team.
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Mary ellen greene

March 23, 2021 9:14 PM

Terry was a wonderful women I will always hold a special place in my ❤  for the family. Terry will always be remembered for a long time. Now that she is with the angels and singing lots of songs.

Amy Darling Freese

March 21, 2021 11:11 PM

Laurie I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I loved whenever I got the chance to work with you and your mom. She always cracked me up and I loved the sound of her laugh. Sending hugs and prayers to you and your family through this difficult time.

Emily Conway

March 17, 2021 7:30 PM

I will never forget you you will always be by my side. I'll miss your cooking and our nightly chats. you are the one person I could always count on, you are so caring and helpful no one will ever come close to being the person that you were you we're truly one of a kind. R.I.P. Terry

Joe Jackson

March 16, 2021 9:09 PM

Scotty, so sorry for your loss. Blessed you were to have her for so many years. I remember her feistyness. She would always say hello when I saw her in later years. . Condolences to your Dad and sisters as well. Many memories of her wanting to know "where the heck you going now" when you guys lived over Westgate. Lol,love you my friend ,Moonie

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