Theresa Chiero

Theresa Chiero

January 25, 2022, 58, Goldsboro –

Theresa Chiero, 58, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at her home. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on June 17, 1963, she was the daughter of the late Fred Chiero and Nellie Johnson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four siblings.

Theresa is survived by her son, Joey English; daughter, Nichole Peedin and husband, Chris; grandchildren, Halend English, Corbyn Peedin, and Gracie Peedin; and four siblings, including Janette Costello and Brian Chiero.

Theresa lived a life of service and dedication to her community. She began her working career as a teacher. She later moved into law enforcement where she served on the Mount Olive Police Department. After a few years in Mount Olive, Theresa took a job with the Goldsboro Police Department where after 27 years of service, she retired with the rank of Captain. Theresa also served as an adjunct instructor at Wayne Community College where she taught law enforcement classes and worked with the BLET program.

A time of visitation and remembrance will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 31, 2022 at Seymour Funeral Home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Online condolences may be expressed at