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Greece: Born May 19, 1944, was welcomed into our Lord's arms peacefully on September 15, 2013. She is survived by her mother, Rada Wilbur of Constable NY; husband of 48 years, James E. Vogel; children, Michele (David) Self of Virginia Beach VA, Matthew (Debbie) Vogel of Medina OH & Karl (Carla) Vogel of Westford MA. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Katharyn & Emily Self, Bryce, Madeline, Morgan & Jocelyn Vogel; sister, Maureen (Ragel) Dominic of Phoenix NY; many nieces, nephews and cousins; dear friends, the Webster's and Mooney's; many other caring friends. She is predeceased by her father, Carl Wilbur. Theresa was a 1961 graduate of St. Joseph's Academy in Malone NY and the Rochester State School of Nursing in 1964. She enjoyed baking and sharing her recipes with others. Theresa retired after many years as a Nursing Supervisor at Genesee Hospital. The care she gave to others for many years was given back to her by family, friends and the staff of 5 South and St. John's Home, for whom we are so grateful. Theresa's visitation will be held, Friday, September 20th, 4-8 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated, Saturday, September 21st, 11 A.M. at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 3003 Dewey Avenue. Her Graveside Service will be held Monday, September 23rd, 11 AM at St. Francis Cemetery in Constable NY (please meet the family at the grave). In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association (Alz.org), St. Johns Home (StJohnsLiving.org) or St. Charles Borromeo Church (StCharlesGreece.org) in her memory. For more information, or to sign Theresa's online guestbook, please visit: www.MeesonFamily.com.

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  1. Karl —
    We are so sorry for your loss. We have been praying for you and your family every night since we found out — may God give you strength to get through this tough ordeal, a sense of love and support by all of those around you trying to comfort you, and eventually peace. If you need anything or there is anything that we can do, please don’t hesitate to ask. We love and support you Uncle Karl.
    To the rest of the Vogel family — please accept our sincere condolences on your loss.
    Love,
    The Garceau Family

  2. Jim,
    My sympathy to you and your family. I didn’t know Terry well, but she always had a welcoming smile when we’d cross paths in a store or in church. Prayers are with you.

  3. Jim, and family,
    I have so many wonderful memories of my friendship with Theresa, as a long time neighbor. She taught me to sew, we had wonderful talks over coffee, lots of laughs about our boys.. ‘Karl and Mike’ and worries ‘ ha ha ‘ . I loved how Theresa took time to spend time with me, when she had so much going on in her own busy life, working, taking care of the kids, always involved with the schools. She was a great friend, great neighbor. I loved smelling her bread when she baked, or her pies.. yum She once made me a chocolate pie for helping her out, and after tasting it, I wished I had gone in a closet and ate it all by myself.

    I could go on and on, I feel so blessed to have known Theresa, and of course all of the Vogel family. I send my prayers to you all. I know you have such a loss in your hearts. I do also.

    Love Cherrye Dunaway

  4. I had the pleasure of knowing kind, beautiful Terry, during my 40-year-marriage, to her husband Jim’s first cousin, Fred Chris Rabe. My mother-in-law, Fred’s mother Marie Vogel Rabe, was Jim’s nice dad Hans Vogel’s older sister. I have so many happy memories, of seeing Terry with Jim, at family parties and weddings, throughout the years, before illness sadly struck. I was not only truly blessed, to have known Terry, but I am still blessed, to have maintained contact, with Jim.

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