May 24, 1911 ~ September 1, 2002
Born in: Cosenza, Italy,
Resided in: Pueblo, CO
Teresa F. 'Nana' Croasdell, 91, passed away September 1, 2002, in Pueblo, Colorado. Survived by her sons, Kent (Jan), Jack (Diana) and Mick (Gail)Croasdell; sisters, Lillian Kochenderfer, Katie (Grover) Schatz and Mary Guibord; grandchildren, Kevin (Ladonna), Dave (Karen), Jeff (Michelle) Croasdell, Diane (Richard) Diehl., Wendy (John) Huston, Janet (Chris) Cottle, Michelle Croasdell, Deanna (Steven) Gardner, Ryan, Greg and Andrea Croasdell; and 22 great- grandchildren. Preceded in death by her loving husband, John J. Croasdell Sr.; brothers, Donald, Elmer, Charles, George and Frank Felice; and sister, Amelia Croasdell. Teresa was born to Agnes (maiden name: DeRose) and John Felice on May 24, 1911, in Cosenza, Italy and came to the United States in 1914. She lived in Pontiac, Michigan and Arizona before coming to Pueblo in 1945. Teresa lived in Beulah Heights for 50 years where she sold Stanley Home Products for 40+ years. She loved people and lived life to the fullest. She enjoyed knitting, cooking, gardening and most of all spending time with her grandchildren. Being longtime members, Teresa and John were one of the first families to welcome the Holy Family Parish community. Teresa will lie in state at the funeral home Thursday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Recitation of the Rosary, 6 p.m. Thursday and Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Friday with Father Jesse Perez as Celebrant. Both services will be held at Holy Family Parish, 2827 Lakeview. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to the Hailey Marie Gardner Fund, through the funeral home.
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