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Theresa Shedd

Obituary of Theresa M. Shedd

“Oh Lord I’m coming home. Never more to roam. Open wide your arms of love. Lord I'm coming home” Theresa M. Shedd, 79, of Delhi, was received into her Lords loving arms on Sunday, April 26, 2020. Theresa was born on February 18, 1941 in Deposit, the daughter of the late Clifford and Margaret (Hulse) Decker. Theresa worked for CADI at SUNY Delhi for many years until her retirement. She enjoyed cooking for her family, her church, and for many of her other extended family members. She was a gifted baker and prepared elaborate cakes for many occasions. She also loved helping her late love of her life, Lloyd Johnson, raise and train horses. They were well respected and competed in many tournaments around the northeast region where they won many trophies and ribbons. She is loved and survived by her children: Mark & June Shedd of Memphis, TN and Susan & Michael McCarthy of Sidney; She is the “Auntie” of John, Kim, and Levi Shepard of Delhi, NY; six grandchildren: Christina, Amanda, Laura, Melissa, Ricky and Daniel; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; siblings: Golden, Allen, Lowell, Brenda, June and Jacqueline; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her loving companion, Lloyd Johnson, who passed away in 2018, Theresa was predeceased by a son: Henry Duane Shedd; and two brothers; Lyle and Stanley Decker. A celebration of Theresa’s life will take place at the Abundant Life Church in Delhi and will be announced. There will be a private burial at Pine Grove Cemetery in Meridale. Contributions in memory of Theresa may be made to Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, PO Box 88, Delhi, NY 13753 or online Please visit to share a condolence with Theresa’s family.