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Teresa Docimo Gelling, 45, born in Stamford to Rocco and the late Carmelina Docimo. Teresa passed away with her loving family at her side after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer.
Teresa attended Westhill High School and went on to receive her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. After graduation, she worked as a professional photographer and makeup artist. She later went on to receive her Masters Degree in Special Education from Manhattanville College and worked in the Stamford Public School system.
Teresa is survived by her two beautiful children Victoria and Liam, her sisters, Sarina and her husband Domenico Bria, Massimina Docimo, Rosina and her husband Frank Binetti, and Lina and her husband Robert Furnari. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Albino Bria, Massimo Bria, Francesca Bria, Ashley Binetti, Nikki Binetti, Alexa Furnari, Zack Furnari, and Cayla Furnari. She also leaves behind aunts, uncles and many cousins.
Teresa was a very special woman who will be missed dearly by family, friends and all those who knew and loved her.
Teresa's family will receive the sympathy and condolences of friends and family on Thursday, September 12th from 4 to 8 p.m. at Lacerenza Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8 Schuyler Avenue, Stamford, CT. A Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated on Friday, September 13th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Agnes Church, 247 Stanwich Road, Greenwich, CT. Entombment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Greenwich CT.
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Lacerenza Funeral Home Inc
8 Schuyler Ave
Stamford, CT 06902
Published in StamfordAdvocate on Sept. 11, 2013