May 14, 2012 at age 59, in Plano, Texas. Theresa was born December 6, 1952, in Calabria, Italy, to Giuseppe and Caterina (Cammera) Vilasi. She married Jeffrey Neifert on May 24, 2003, in Allen, Texas. Theresa owned her own hair salon where she also worked as a stylist. She was also a member of Forest Grove Christian Church in Lucas, Texas and her passions were her work, family and helping others. She is survived by her husband, Jeffrey Neifert of Allen, Texas; daughters, Linee Cucinotti of Dallas, Texas and Amanda Bales of Allen, Texas; son, Joe Cucinotti also of Allen; step-daughter, Fhallon Neifert of Allen, Texas; sisters, Nina Pitti and husband, Salvatore and JoAnne Giuliano and husband, Giorgio both of Rochester, New York; sister-in-law, Margaret Vilasi, also of Rochester; and numerous nieces, nephews, and loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Vittoria Mangiola, and brother, Angelo Vilasi. Friends may call Tuesday, May 22nd, 6-8 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, Greece Chapel, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Service will be held, Wednesday, May 23rd, 10 A.M. in Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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  1. Dear Jeff, Linee, Joe & Amanda,
    My heart goes out to all of you. Theresa was one of my best friends in high school & we had such good memories of all the fun we had. Your mother was a very beautiful person, inside & out. I’m so grateful for facebook as this is how we re-connected after so many years. It was a pleasure meeting you Jeff back in Feb of this year. How blessed we were to have this last chance to see each other while you both were visiting in Naples. God is so good! I could tell that she was very happy & even though she was going through a rough time, she always had a smile on her face. She was a true Christian! I will miss her terribly, but I have solice knowing where she is. We all strive to be able to get to the place where she now calls home. RIP my dear friend & we will meet again.


    Sharon & Jim Cirillo
    Sarasota, Florida

  2. I never met Theresa either but judging by what I have read and heard about her, she was a caring woman who loved her family, friends, work, and everything (and everyone) around her. She will be missed!

  3. I wrote a message early this morning sending my condolences to Joey,Linee,Amanda & Jeff. and Thersas family I can hardly hold back the tears as I gaze upon her picture Thersa had that smile that is being shared in her picture today with all of us who knew her I want to also extend my condolences to my nephew Joe Cucinotti who was the father of her children Joey Jr & Linee him & theresa remained dear friends after all these years of being apart. Thersa, Gloria and I had such good times together. SHE WILL BE A LIFE REMEMBERED . I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HOW SHE LIVED NOT HOW SHE DIED.Goodbye Friend

  4. Theresa was my ex- daughter-in-law But i never stopped loving her ,She was and will always remain Family to me in my Heart,RIP ,Theresa go with your Family ,They will be there to Welcome you with open Loving Arms ,You will be missed by everyone who touched your life.

  5. Theresa, was my best friend. For that I can say I truly have had a blessed life. If I am lucky enough to see St. Peter, my first question will be where is she? Theresa has meant so much too so many in her way too short time here with us. Theresa, was always a kind, considerate, loving, giving person and I know god has a very special place for her. When one door closes, another opens, our loss today is heavens gain for eternity.

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