Teresa Punch

Mary “Teresa” Doner Punch, 90, of Syracuse, NY, passed away on September 21, 2020. Born to Edward and Helen “Nell” Doner; Teresa was a proud resident of Tipperary Hill and was a lifelong communicant of St. Patrick’s Church.


Teresa loved life and treasured any time spent with her family. She took pleasure in the many lunches and dinners at her favorite restaurants or at her family’s homes.  She enjoyed a good book and gardening.  In her later years, she was extremely fond of a good party, preferably with wine.


Teresa is predeceased by her husband, Robert Thomas Punch, Sr., and her brothers, Edward, Robert, and Richard Doner. She is survived by her children, Mary Ellen (George) Barth, Patricia Borek, Norine (John) Connors, Teresa Punch-Stanley, and Robert (Samantha) Punch, Jr, 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, her brother, Gerald Doner, her sister, Norine (Werner) Doner Wilsch and many nieces and nephews.


Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 10:30am at St. Patrick’s St. Brigid’s Church, Tipp Hill.  Burial will be private in Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick’s Church, 216 N Lowell Ave, Syracuse, NY 13204