THERESA Mary A. Arik, 93, of Co. Rt. 21, passed away, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Carthage Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Carthage, NY. Born on January 15, 1928 in New Jersey, she was a daughter of Joseph and Mary Puchalek and attended local schools in New Jersey. Mary married Charles J. Arik of New Jersey. He passed away in 1987. She was a Quality Control Technician at Bomax, Watertown, NY, for 15 years. Then she worked as a nanny for the Thomson Family in Alexandria Bay, NY for 10 years. Mary enjoyed knitting, crocheting, macramé and spending time with family and friends. Survivors include two sons and two daughters-in-law, Ernest and Nancy Arik, Whidby, WA; Charles J., Jr. and Linda Arik, Theresa, NY; four grandchildren, Autumn Arik and companion, Gary Spradlin, Columbus, OH, Charles E. Arik and companion, Kazue, Mount Vernon, WA, Joshua F. and Christina Arik, Theresa, NY and Cody Arik, WA; two great-grandchildren, Charlie and Elizabeth Arik; several nieces and nephews. There will be no services. Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY. To leave condolences go to www.frederickbrosfuneralhome.com and access the obituary. Click on the Tribute Wall located on the top left.