Theresa J. Charles, 84 of Milan, NY, long time resident of Bay Shore, NY, passed away peacefully in her daughter's home on April 15, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Philip Charles. Devoted mother of Stephen and his wife Maura of West Islip, NY, Peter and his wife Lisa of Glastonbury, CT and Mary of Natick, MA. Cherished grandmother of Kevin, Kristen and Andrew Charles. Survived by her beloved dog Mandy. Friends may join the family in celebrating Tess' life at the Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes, 255 Higbie Lane, West Islip NY, Friday, April 19, 2013 from 6:00-9:30 p.m. Memorial service, 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A Private cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2042 Beacon Street, Newton, MA 02468 in her name are appreciated.