Norfolk – Theresa Margiotta Bradshaw went to be with her Lord and Savior July 27th, 2019 at the age of 95. She was the daughter of Theresa Picone Margiotta and Donato Margiotta. Born in Norfolk Virginia, “Tess” was one of five children, raised in Ghent, went to Blair, Maury, and graduated from Granby High School.
Proceeded in death by her loving sisters Phil Bryant, Rose Carper, Francis Hughes, and Brother Danny Margiotta.
Married to Elijah “Boots” Bradshaw for 78 years. Tess enjoyed traveling, a good game of Bridge, sowing, the beach, old movies, Swing music from the 40’s, gardening, all things Italian, was past President of the Little Creek Woman’s Club, and a 60 year member of Calvin Presbyterian Church.
Surviving family members are her husband Boots, Son Wayne W. Bradshaw and his wife Kelly D. Bradshaw, and their children Katherine, Hunter, and Danny. Nephews Julian Bryant, Steve Bryant, Ralph Carper, Kelly Hughes, and Robert Solomon. Nieces, Sandra Buchanan, Marlene Smith, and Christine Hughes, cousins, Lucille G. Hartz and Anthony Guierrie.
Funeral Service will be held at Calvin Presbyterian Church at 11 am on Saturday, August 17th and will be open to all who knew Tess.
A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall, and a “Celebration of Life” for family and friends will follow at her family home.