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Theresa Shepherd

THERESA SHEPHERD (nee Corio) age 75, beloved wife for 30 years of Thomas; loving mother of Dominick Scheid (wife Sherry), Denise Warszawski (husband Pastor Mark), Michelle Bolden (husband Ron), Robert Scheid and Mary Jo Bajc (husband Dan); devoted grandmother of Sarah and Nikki Scheid, Christopher (wife Katie) and Steffan Warszawski, Ron, Jr and Danielle Bolden, Gregory Vencl, Jeremy Scheid, Daniel, Joshua, Taylor, Michael and Austin Bajc and great-grandmother of Ella Grace and Jacob Mark Warszawski; cherished daughter of the late Dominick  and Mary (nee Rogazione) Corio; dearest sister of the late Peter Corio (wife Joanne, deceased); dear aunt, great-aunt and cousin of many.

Theresa was born on November 25, 1941 and passed away on July 30, 2017. She was a resident of Mentor for 5 years, previously residing in Euclid. Theresa was a member of Victory Lane Assembly of God. She graduated from Collinwood High School and worked for Euclid General Hospital as an admitting administrative assistant. Theresa loved her family, grandchildren, cooking, traveling and musicals. She never met a stranger and put everyone else first. Theresa will be remembered as a selfless, strong, giving, loving, friendly and very resilient woman. She was hospitable and her faith was very important to her. Theresa will be dearly missed.

Contributions may be made in memory of Theresa to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

Celebration of Life Service Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Victory Lane Assembly of God Church 7550 Bellflower Rd Mentor, OH 44060 at 11 AM. Burial following at Western Reserve Memorial Garden Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Theresa at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) WEDNESDAY 5-8 PM and at the CHURCH THURSDAY MORNING 10-11 AM.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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  1. Tammy McConnell :

    Dominick and Sherry you are in my prayers. I don’t know the restt of the family but I am saddened by the loss of your Mother! Dominick and Sherry feel like my family they are a blessing to have as friends. Nothing can fill the empty feeling of losing someone you love. Hold on to the good memories for they will become your comfort in the following days.

  2. My love and prayers go out to you Dominick, Sherry and the whole Scheid family. May you find peace in knowing that she is home now and is no longer in pain. She will be forever watching over you until that one great day when you are all reunited again. ❤️

  3. Matt and Lisa Kish :

    Ive know Bro. Tom and Sis. Theresa for over two years now. Attended Victory lane with rhem. Two of the most precious people I’ve ever met. My heart aches for Tom and all the family. God needed another angel and she Defiantely fits that . Had the pleasure of sitting with Theresa at a couple womans events! She was a wonderful woman. She will be missed so much! Our love and prayers to all the family!

  4. Chuck Woodruff :

    So sorry for your loss Tom. Prayers are with you , my friend.

  5. Charlotte (Fox) Zimmerman :

    I have had the pleasure of Knowing Theresa or Terry as I called her, for about 39 years when I started at Christian Assembly. We became fast friends then & stayed through thick & thin. I love dearly the family even though I haven’t seen them for a long time. My heart is saddened but I rejoice in her homegoing to Jesus. She was a beautiful example of a Christian woman. I pray that God blesses the service with His presence & especially Tom, her loving husband for many years, who beautifully cared for her. My heart goes out to the family as I know they will miss her terribly. My love to the family.

  6. With deepest sympathy ~ This life is but one step in a much greater journey.

  7. Julie Anne Lisi :

    So saddened by the loss of a friend. Our years together at Richmond Heights Christian School were made memorable with laughter and prayer. She will be missed by those here but is rejoicing with her Savior. I am sorry I am out of state and unable to pay my respects in person. Know you all are in my heart and in my prayers.

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