THERESA "TERRY" DOWNING (nee Scully), age 82. Beloved wife of 44 years to Thurman Downing; dearest mother of Shannon Callahan (husband Kevin), Bruce (wife Nancy) of NC and Mary Downing; dear sister of Thomas Scully (Paula, deceased), Elizabeth Uston, Charles Scully, Kathleen Eagle (Thomas) and the late John and Phillip Scully; cherished aunt to many nieces and nephews. Terry attended Notre Dame College and was the first female hired as a PR Rep for a major airline (Capital Airlines). Terry's charity work included being a member of the Women's Committee of the Cleveland Orchestra, chairman of the United Cerebral Palsy Telethon and she was a member of the Assembly Ball Committee. She was also a member of The Country Club in Pepper Pike, the Intown Club and the 21st Century Club. Thurman and Terry enjoyed many wonderful trips to Europe and memorable trips to China. They hosted a fund-raiser for President George Bush Sr. at their home. Terry took great pleasure in spending time with her grandchildren. The love and laughter she experienced were her greatest treasured memories. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions in memory of Terry to Our Lady of the Wayside, 38135 Colorado Ave
Avon, OH 44011. VISITATION PRIVATE. Funeral Mass Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Gesu Church at 1:00 p.m. Interment Private, Lake View Cemetery.
Both of our funeral home locations offer complete services for traditional funerals, funerals followed by cremation, graveside services, shipping arrangements and direct cremations with memorial services.
All of our funeral home locations offer complete services for traditional funerals, funerals followed by cremation, graveside services, shipping arrangements and direct cremations with memorial services.
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