Teresa A. Collingham, (Nee Eckenberger), passed away on Sept. 1, 2020 after a courageous battle with metastatic breast cancer. Beloved wife of Jim Collingham. Loving mother of Thomas (Jameson), William (Diane) and Andrew (Brenna). Devoted grandmother of Campbell, Clara, Ella, Letti, Sophie and Reese. Dear niece of Lucille Salerno.
Terry was born in New York City on December 14, 1953 to Tom and Raffaela Eckenberger. She graduated Fordham University and married her college sweetheart, Jim, on June 18, 1977. She served as President of the Colonial Needle Company from 1990-2020. A loving wife of 43 years, proud hockey-mom of three boys, and doting Nonna to her six grandchildren, she will be remembered for her selflessness and devotion to her family, friends, and work.
Terry’s love and dedication to her family was unwavering all throughout her hard-fought yet private 7 year battle with breast cancer. Not only did she continue to run the family business and look after her grandchildren whenever called upon, she also served as the primary caretaker for her mother, Raffaela, who passed away at 100 years old in October 2019.
Calling hours between the hours of 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial, St. Joseph’s Church, Bronxville, on Friday, Sept. 4 at 9:45 am. Mass at the St. Joseph’s Church will be Live streamed – to View please go to https://saintjosephsbronxville.org and click on the F in upper right corner. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (https://give.bcrf.org/