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Coralie Elizabeth Terrio

07/23/1940 - 05/17/2020

Heaven has gained a special angel. Coralie E. Terrio, 79, of Gilbert, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Essentia Health Virginia. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.

Coralie Elizabeth Terrio was born on July 23, 1940 to Harry and Marie (Lassila) Terrio. She was a resident for the past 27 years of Douglas House. She loved her house, her housemates and the staff that cared for her.

Cora also loved fishing and her “moo cows.” She loved her job at the East Range DAC and was a social butterfly. Even though she was non-verbal, she was able to show her co-workers, housemates and staff that she cared about them. She also loved shopping and going out to eat, especially with her brother and sister-in-law.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her brother, John (Nancy) Terrio, nieces, Pam (Andy) Pervenanze and Melissa (Jesse) Bradway, and nephew, Jeff (Ione) Terrio and grand-nephews and nieces.

8 thoughts on “Coralie Elizabeth Terrio”

  1. Janice Marttila O'Leary says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Coralie. I remember her well as Marie would trust me, to sit with Coralie, whenever she had errands to do. I was in high school, 7 years younger than Coralie, and I can remember how excited she would be when I walked through the door. She would show me her projects and her baby doll. We would sit and use a small loom to make yarn potholders and thread yard through holes in picture cards. We communicated well with each other. My maiden name was Marttila and my parents, Ann and Eino, were very good friends of Marie and Harry, This past week , for some reason, I though of Coralie, and wondered how she was. I now know she has been reunited with her parents and I send my deepest condolences to the Terrio family. 

  2. Maryann Leoni says:

    Remembering Cora and her kindness and wonderful laughter. She was a nice woman! She won’t be forgotten!! Prayers and God’s peace to her family and friends! Sincerely, Maryann and co-workers, Jennifer and Debbie and Amanda.

  3. Judy Peliska says:

    To John and family,
    My heartfelt condolences on the passing of Coralie. I know how much you enjoyed visiting with her. I hope that you are all doing as well as can be expected at this sad time, but please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. We miss you up here.

  4. mariah lehtinen says:

    I knew and took care of cora an couple years ago at the Douglas house. She was very sweet and I loved her laugh. She would “talk” about her brother a lot. I will never forget her or her other housemates. I send my condolences to her family and the Douglas house.

  5. Tarsia Mattila says:

    I took care of Cora the last seven years. I miss her laughter and her teasing nature! She loved her moo cows & I would often sew little outfits for them. She love loved fishing & boats, she looked forward to every holiday, especially Santa! She liked doing crafts with me, especially painting pictures. She would always say the pictures were for her brother-her most favorite person in the world. Every craft she made would go in a large gift bag, in her closet, for her brother & sister in law! I miss those hugs she’d give me! She made me look forward to going to work! My deepest sympathy goes out to her family! BIG HUGS!

  6. Sheila Greenwaldt says:

    So sorry for your loss. My mother Deloyes Terrio brought me once to meet Coralie. I’m very sad to see her passing, but know in my heart she is in heaven now with my mom. May God grant you peace during this time of sadness.
    Sincerely Sheila Greenwaldt

  7. tina hewett says:

    I was a staff at the Douglas house and i loved Coralie she was sweet and lovable, loved her moo cows and her baby, I would go to the DQ and come to work with ice cream, boy she loved ice cream and her and i would stay up watching TV and eating ice cream together, her baby meant the world to her and she took special care of it, i remember the excited sounds she would make when talking about her brother.
    I have such fond memories of working with Coralie
    She was very special and It was such a treat and a pleasure to know her. my sincere condolences to the Terrio family

  8. Mary Wovcha says:

    To Coralie’s Nieces and Nephews–

    None of you will know me but I wanted you to know that I was sorry to learn of Coralie’s passing. Her parents, Marie and Harry were my godparents and were friends of my parents. I knew Coralie as a young child and both I and later my children played with her when we visited Marie and Harry. Your grandparents had unlimited patience with her and always spoke gently to her. They cared for Coralie at home until Marie had to have surgery. Then Coralie was placed in a care facility. Marie told me that that was the hardest thing she ever had to do. May you find peace during all the sadness that you are going through.
    With love to each of you, I am Mary Carmella Charmoli Wovcha

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