Cora Fallaria of Daleville, AL passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020. She was 75.
Funeral Services were at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with Father Zachary Greenwell officiating. Visitation was at Sorrells Funeral Home in Enterprise on Friday, January 15, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Cora was born on August 16, 1945, in the Philippines to the late José and Anita Cuasay. She was the oldest of five children.
She graduated in Manila, Philippines from Family Clinic College of Nursing in 1967 with a degree in Nursing. She dedicated her life healing others until she retired in 2015.
Cora met the love of her life, Noni Fallaria, in 1968 while working at the hospital. The couple was married the following year on May 12, 1969. In 1975, Cora and Noni emigrated from the Philippines to the United States and raised three beautiful children, Ray, Michael, and Cherry. Their 51 years of marriage was a true testament of their love for each other and was truly felt by everyone that has known them.
Cora will be remembered as a selfless and devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, nurse, and friend to all. Possessing a true servant's heart, Cora faithfully cared for her family and friends with her love for cooking. She always made sure no one left her home hungry or unloved. No matter what, she welcomed all with open arms and would never turn anyone away. She was always the first to offer help to anyone in need. Cora loved a good social gathering with family and friends and exhibited an adventurous spirit. She spent her time after retirement traveling with family and friends and visiting her grandkids.
A woman of faith and the heart of the Fallaria family, Cora was a living example of being God's hands and feet. Everything that she did was an extension of her faith and love for God.
She was proceded in death by her parents, José and Anita Cuasay, sister; Teresita Cuasay, and sister-in-law, Luzviminda.
She is survived by her husband, Nonilon Fallaria of Daleville, AL; children, Ray Nilzon C. Fallaria (Jenny U.) of San Antonio, TX, Michael Ian C. Fallaria of South Korea, and Cherry Anne C. Fallaria Jordon (Matthew) of Lawrence, KS; siblings, Christino Cuasay, Dalisay C. Bautista (Armando) and Vicente Cuasay (Essie) all of the Philippines; grandchildren, Jaclyn, Raymond, Grady and Alannah; numerous Nieces, nephews and cousins.
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Published by Enterprise Ledger on Jan. 20, 2021.