Teresa De Col

February 15, 2021 15 Condolences Print Obituary

Teresa De Col passed away peacefully early Saturday morning on February 13th, 2021 after a brief unexpected illness.

Born to Giuseppe and Maria (Tripodi) Pace in the town of Petilia, Policastro, Italy on July 9, 1945, the second oldest of four children. Her journey to Canada began at the age of 7 when her family made the long trip across the Atlantic by ship, arriving in Halifax during the bitter cold of January 1953. They travelled across Canada settling in Edmonton Alberta. Many years later she met the love of her life Carlo S. De Col, married January 13, 1962 celebrating 59 years of marriage and was blessed with two children.

Teresa was predeceased by her parents Giuseppe and Maria, her older brother Aldo and his wife Judy. She is survived by her husband Carlo; children Ernie (Barb), Dina (Neil), her sisters Bruna (Carmelo), and Loretta (Carmine); 4 grandchildren Cheryl (Mark), Nicole (Jacob), Christopher and Julia (Brad); 10 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Our beloved Teresa cared deeply for her family. She was very giving and loved baking for the holidays, especially for her children and grandchildren. She will be forever remembered for her hospitality, selflessness, and generosity.

Visitation (COVID restrictions in effect)
6:00PM - 8:00PM Thursday February 18, 2021
Trinity Funeral Home
10530 - 116 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Private Mass of Christian Burial (COVID restrictions in effect)
11:00AM Friday February 19, 2021
St. Dominic Savio Catholic Church

Interment
St. Michael's Cemetery

Livestream
February 19, 2021 at 10:45AM
https://youtu.be/HUyHOvQi5j8

  1. Dear Carlo, Ernie, Barb, Dina, Neil and family
    My deepest condolences to you all for the loss of Teresa your loving wife, Mother and grandmother. I pray that God will give you all strength and peace during this difficult time. Be at peace knowing now that she in no longer in the terrible pain and illnesses that she had endured.

    My dearest Teresa
    I can’t even put into words how much my heart is broken to lose you. You were not only my sister but my best friend and my confidante. Going on without you is going to be a very hard task, but with your spiritual help I will do my best. I know now you will be watching over me just like dad had asked you to do before he passed.
    I love and will miss you immensely but I’ll be looking forward to see you again one day. Your memory I will live in our hearts forever. Rest In Peace my beautiful angel in Jesus’s arms.
    Love you forever and always.
    ❤️🙏🏻❤️

  2. Dear Uncle Carlo, Ernie, Barb, Dina, Neil and Family

    My heartfelt condolences on the passing of your Wife, Mother and Grandmother. Words cannot fully express the sorrow we all feel with her passing. May memories bring you comfort in the days ahead. Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

  3. Carlo, Ernie, Barb, Dina, Neil and family

    Our sincere condolences for the loss of your wife, mother and grandmother. May your memories bring you comfort during this time.

    Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love Carol and Brent

  4. Carlos and family,

    My sincere sympathy in your loss of Teresa.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.

    Nina Milke

  5. Carlo
    My deepest condolence for the loss of your wife Teresa

    ✝️🙏

  6. Dear Carlo, Ernie, Barb, Dina, Neil and Family;

    Mere words pale as feelings pour with utter sadden for your loss.
    Cousin Teresa will always hold a very special place in our hearts and we will forever be grateful for having been a part of her life.

  7. Carlo, words will never properly express the grief and loss we are sharing with you, Ernie/Barb, Dina/ Neil and all Teresa’s family. Joe and I will never forget the wonderful times we got to share with both of you. We will alway miss our special sister in law.

    • My Heart felt sympathy for you all. We will always remember the fun times spent all together weather at the house or the lake. My be love to you all. ❤️

  8. We will miss visiting with Teresa at our Rea family gatherings. She was genuinely interested in what and how we were doing, and was so giving. And what a baker and cook! We’ll always remember Teresa fully relaxing on the deck of our Shuswap home. Hugs and condolences to Carlo, and Ernie and Barb.

  9. Dear Carlo,

    Our hearts ache to hear the news of Teresa’s death. Please know that we are here for you anytime you feel like a chat or some company once covid restrictions ease up.

    Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family.

    Ben & Huguette

  10. Carlo and family
    My deepest sympathy on your loss of Teresa
    my thoughts and prayers are with you all
    She will always be remembered.

  11. Dear Carlo and Family
    Most sincere condolences on the untimely passing of Teresa. Our thoughts and prayers are with with you at this difficult time.
    Treasure the precious memories that you made over the years as
    the family grew. Each addition was a gift Teresa embraced.
    May God grant you peace and strength to face each tomorrow.
    May she rest in peace in God’s garden.
    Prayers and hugs
    Della and Family

  12. Carlo, Ernie, Barb, Dina, Neil and family
    We want to pass on our deepest and heart felt condolences to everyone. We can take some comfort in knowing that she is nor suffering in pain as the good lord has called her home.

  13. Carlo, Ernie, Barb, Dina, Neil and families

    Our most deepest and heartfelt condolences. May the beautiful memories of Teresa that you hold in your hearts give you peace and comfort at this difficult time.

  14. Dear Carlo and families
    Sending you all our heartfelt condolences during this difficult time.
    Teresa was always such a kind and caring cousin and friend, who will always
    have a special place in our hearts.
    We have such wonderful memories of all the times we spent together.
    She will be forever missed but never forgotten

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