Jersey Proud: Woman who crocheted wool hats for cancer patients passes away

Teresa Ehrich, of Park Ridge, died this week. She crocheted thousands of hats for cancer patients over the years.

News 12 Staff

Oct 14, 2021, 2:48 AM

Updated 915 days ago

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Teresa Ehrich, of Park Ridge, died this week.
News 12 New Jersey profiled Ehrich three years ago. As a cancer patient, Ehrich noticed that those going through chemotherapy often felt cold. She decided to start crocheting wool hats for the patients – churning out dozens at a time. Thousands of cancer patients received a gift of kindness because of Ehrich’s efforts.
She will be greatly missed by all.


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