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  • Theresa Torcia

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  • Theresa Torcia, of Herkimer, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, died peacefully on Oct. 24, 2013.
    Born April 29, 1915, Theresa was the daughter of the late Americo and Clementina (Servadio) Manieri. Theresa married her loving husband Michael Torcia at St. Anthonys Church, Herkimer, in 1937. A local chef, Michael passed away in 1991.
    Theresas family and friends will remember her as loving, kind, compassionate and caring, but especially as a peacemaker.
    She was predeceased by brothers, Dominick and Alfred Manieri. She is survived by her three daughters, Frances Casullo, Tina Torcia and Carolyn Torcia; one sister, Louise Celio; her grandchildren, Michael (Glenna) Casullo, Patricia (Gale) Stovall and Teresa (Daniel) Casullo-Mussman; her great-grandchildren, Ashley (Paul) Cooke, Jr., Patricia Casullo, Nicholas Stovall, Benjamin Stovall and Nathaniel Mussman; and a great-great grandchild, Kason Cooke. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Visitation will be held on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Enea Family Funeral Home, 220 N. Washington St., Herkimer (866-1011). Her funeral service will commence at 8:45 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, from the chapel of the funeral home where a prayer service will take place, and at 9:30 a.m. from Saints Anthony and Joseph Church, South Main Street, Herkimer, where her Funeral Mass will be offered by Reverend Thomas Lawless, pastor. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Herkimer, where she will be laid to rest.
    In lieu of floral arrangements, those wishing to remember Theresa may do so by making a donation to the Herkimer-Mohawk Food Pantry or Saints Anthony and Joseph Church; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
    The family is being cared for by Harry J. Enea, funeral director. To add to her online memorials, please visit www.eneafamily.com.
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