Theresa H. VanZyl

April 7, 1938 - December 23, 2017

Theresa H. VanZyl, age 79, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 in Ft. Myers, FL. She was born April 7, 1938 in Philadelphia, PA, to Charles and Helen Spreter. Along with her husband William VanZyl, Theresa moved from New Jersey 13 years ago and spent the remainder of her life in Cape Coral, FL.

Theresa will be remembered as a kind hearted, soft spoken, loving person. She deeply cared for everyone in her life, and would do anything them. She had many obstacles in her life that she overcame with strength. No matter the circumstances Theresa woke up every day with brightness about her and a big smile on her face.

She is survived by her three loving children, Theresa Stahl (Mark) of New Jersey. Eileen Kraus (William) of Florida and William Vanzyl (Christine) of New Jersey; one sister, Marie Turchi (Frank) of Florida; one brother, Charles Spreter of Pennsylvania; nine grandchildren, Megan, William, Stephanie, Robert, Amanda, Amber Brooke, Lidie and Anthony; seven great grandchildren, Hailey, Isabella, Nolan, Victor, Asher, Robin and Cassandra; as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Theresa was preceded in death by her husband, William VanZyl.

A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, December 30, 2017 at The Hope Hospice Chapel, 2430 Diplomat Parkway East, Cape Coral, FL 33909.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Theresa H. VanZyl are suggested to Hope Hospice, 2430 Diplomat Parkway East, Cape Coral, FL 33909.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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