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Sister of Bernice ’63, Jane ’64, Paula ’66 & Peggy ’68 Raymond passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on August 27, 2014

Therese E. Raymond, 70, passed away on August 17, 2014, in her home. She was born in Toledo on October 11, 1943, to Paul and Mary Elizabeth (Taylor) Raymond.

Terrie was a graduate of St. Catherine of Sienna Elementary School, St. Ursula Academy, Mary Manse College, and The University of Toledo. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as an educator for 40 years. She taught at St. Catherine of Sienna Elementary School and St. Joseph of Sylvania Elementary School where she also served as assistant principal.

Terrie enjoyed relaxing on her deck and admiring the garden that she created while watching the many birds that were attracted to her flowers, especially Hummingbirds. She was an avid Detroit Tigers baseball fan and also enjoyed making greeting cards for all occasions, scrapbooking, reading and solving crossword puzzles. Terrie especially enjoyed taking trips with her sisters, hosting family gatherings, and spending time with those she loved. She cherished many special times spent with her nieces and nephews all of whom were an important part of her life.

She is survived by her loving family; sisters, Mary (Den) Brockway of Meridian, Idaho, Patricia Fast of San Jose, California, Bernice (Gene) Wood of Little River, South Carolina, Jane (Richard) Borer of Temperance, Michigan, Paula (Dan) Neary of Toledo, Peggy Len of Orlando, Florida; nieces and nephews, Sheila (Ed) Cunningham, Kate Brockway, Aaron (Challee) Fast, Mary Helen (Bobby) Ashburn, Lisa Gonzalez, Dr. Chris (Jennifer) Gonzalez, Jennifer (Brad) McMonigle, Julie (Aaron) Weeks, Marty (Meredith) Borer, Greg (Lauren) Borer, Kelly (Todd) Brenner, Dan (Linda) Neary, Mary Beth (Rachel Ellison) Neary; 27 great-nieces and nephews, 1 great-great- nephew; many cousins and a very special neighbor. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles; brother-in-law, Larry Len and close friend, Fr. Gary Miller.

Her family wishes to extend special thanks to Dr. Tim Kasunic, Dr. Sunjiv Bais, the Toledo Clinic physicians who helped her throughout her 7 year journey with cancer as well as Mary Beth and Rachel for the wonderful and loving care that they gave her. Special thanks also go to the staff and caregivers at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Terrie’s nurse, Angel and friend, Mandy Moore, for the excellent care that she received.

Her family will receive friends on Friday, August 22, 2014, from 2-8 p.m. in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 W. Sylvania Ave. Friends may also visit on Saturday after 9 a.m. in St. Catherine of Sienna Church, 4555 North Haven Ave. where the Mass of the Resurrection will begin at 10 a.m. Her interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Maintenance Fund at St. Catherine Church, the Endowment Fund at St. Joseph of Sylvania School, or Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Those wishing to send online condolences to Terrie’s family may do so at

Funeral Home
Ansberg-West Funeral Directors
3000 Sylvania Ave Toledo, OH 43613
(419) 472-7633
Published in Toledo Blade on Aug. 20, 2014

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