Corona, Theresa M., Saginaw Township, Michigan


Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at Covenant HealthCare-Cooper Campus surrounded by her loving family. Age 88 years. The daughter of the late Lauro and Diega (Ayala) Fuentes, Theresa was born on April 21, 1926 in Gary, Indiana. She married Rafael Corona on September 3, 1949. He predeceased her on May 1, 2006. Theresa enjoyed quilting, gardening, but most of all enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. Surviving are three daughters, Victoria and Joseph Choate, Toledo, Ohio; Ann and Art Avila, Saginaw; Denise and Terry Ursuy, Saginaw; six grandchildren, Theresa (Michael) Dettloff, Roxana (Dain) Fuentes, Andrew (Landy) Avila, Adam (Becky) Avila, Alan (Nicole) Avila, Hannah (Caleb) Zieroff; 12 great-grandchildren, Alayna, Mikey, Joey, Tommy, Idalia, Gus, Ayden, Lily, Elianna, Gracie, Landon and McKenna; her life-long friends, Rosie Castillo and Beata Don Sang. Theresa was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Jane Corona; a grandson, Matthew Joseph Choate; her siblings, Tillie, Mary, Louis, and Manuel Fuentes. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Joseph Schabel and Deacon Roger Pasionek will officiate with interment to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, where the family will be present on Saturday from 3:00-6:00 p.m., on Sunday from 12:00-6:00 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. A Prayer Service will take place at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral Home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. www.snowfuneralhome.net