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Teresa I. Gurule McWhorter

1945 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Teresa I. Gurule McWhorter Obituary
McWhorter, Teresa I. Gurule

3/13/1945 â€" 6/27/2016

Teresa was born in Belen, NM and was a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, NM.

She is survived by her husband, Ted McWhorter; her daughter, Victoria Brierly; and brothers, Gilbert Garcia and Waldo Gurule, of Albuquerque; brother Martin Gurule of Seal Beach, CA; brother Raymond Gurule of Las Vegas, NV; several nieces and nephews; as well as grand and great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Adelaida & Severo Gurule; brother, Victor Garcia; her sisters, Mella Hernandez and Dolores Kickhafer; and nephew, Darren Gurule.

Teresa lived a great life. She was an energetic, happy, generous and loving person. She worked hard and loved being a cosmetologist for more than 40 years. Country western dancing was her great passion. Teresa drew people to her with her beautiful smile, joyful spirit, and exceptional grace. Teresa was a loving daughter, mother, wife, aunt, and friend. She passed away peacefully after a long illness. Her memory will remain in the hearts of her family and friends who were so lucky of have shared in her time on this earth. May she rest in peacefulness and love. Teresa's family would appreciate if you share a story or memory.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 1, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Riverside Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo Blvd. NE. Please visit Teresa's online guest register at


Services entrusted to Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque. 225 San Mateo Blvd. NE, 87108, (505) 764-9663.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on July 3, 2016
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