It is with immense sadness we announce the passing of our loving wife and mother. She fought a courageous battle with Bulbar ALS which ended at home surrounded by her loved ones. Teresa had the best sense of humor. You could hear her laugh from anywhere. She loved her family and spoiled her grandkids. She grew up in Buffalo, NY where she met and married the love of her life, Mike Heit. Soon after, she gave birth to her two sons – Michael and Jason.

Teresa and Mike moved a lot over the years for Mike’s work. They ended up settling in Victoria, BC. Teresa was best known for her Creative Craft Fairs. There she was able to shine with showing off all the talented artists she had juried in. As life began to slow down with retirement, Teresa spent her free time being the best grandmother. She loved to have tea parties and share her artistic skills with her grandkids. Teresa will be missed by so many people.

She leaves behind her husband Mike Heit; son Michael Heit, wife Shannon (Wisconsin); son Jason Heit (Victoria) and grandchildren Branden Heit, Angelina England-Heit, Carsen Heit, Sterling Heit, Caressa Heit and Sienna Heit. Her brothers Frank Bova, wife Janet (Kansas); Jason Bova (California) and Tony Bova (New York). She also leaves many extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held in her Broadmead home, 977 Kentwood Terrace, on August 23 from 1 – 4 p.m.  This date was chosen as it is Mike and Terri’s 50th wedding anniversary. No gifts please.

Condolences may be offered to the family below.

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  • Father William Hann

    My deepest condolences to Mike and family. May friends comfort, family sustain and faith give peace. It was a privileged to meet you both ever so briefly. Sacred to to the memory Terry.

  • Katharine Kaye

    To the Heit Clan,
    It saddens me greatly that Terry is no longer with us. Her laughter was a wonderful thing; her smile lit up the room; her thoughtfulness and generosity knew no bounds. It was such a pleasure to chat with her about anything and everything. All of us will hold her close in our hearts and minds, thinking of her often and carrying her spirit with us.
    Katharine, Ryan, & Nathan Kaye

  • Dale Leitch

    Mike and family

    Karen and I were sad to learn of Terri’s passing. We would like to express our condolences to you and your family at this time.

    Dale and Karen Leitch

  • David K Haley

    Hi Mike – I am so sorry to read about Terry’s passing. While I only met her a few times, I appreciated her friendliness to me. I hope you are doing well. Sorry that I am not able to attend the service.
    All the best, David Haley (former CFS person).

  • LJ Hudgins

    To Mike and family we wish to express our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Les and Edith Hudgins

  • KEN Fyke

    Our condolences to Mike and family. Pleased Terry had such loving support during her final months.

    Ken and Dawn Fyke

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