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Theresa Victoria Garland

She was born in Bridgewater, NC. She was accomplished in the area of Healthcare. She later died on 12-21-2005.
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Theresa Victoria Garland was a retired nurse active in church affairs. She was born in Bridgewater, North Carolina. She came to Buffalo, NY in 1940 and was a 1948 graduate of the Buffalo School of Nursing. She was a nurse at Emergency Hospital for 12 years and worked at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo General Hospital and Lafayette General Hospital. She also worked at nursing homes, retiring in 1983.

She received a Superior Bedside Nursing Award. She was president and founder of the Nurses Guild and Home Mission. She was active in St. Luke's AME Zion church, a member of the Cathedral Choir and the Missionary Society. She received a Church award for 65 years of service and many other awards for her participation and service.

Mrs. Garland was 91 years of age at the time of her passing on December 21, 2005. She is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery.