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Thereasa M. Angelo

1956 - 2021


Thereasa M. Angelo, 65, of Cuyahoga Falls, peacefully passed away on March 31, 2021. Thereasa earned her Bachelors Degree in Education, magma cum laude, from Ashland University. She then graduated with honors from Western Michigan University earning a Masters Degree in Physical Education with Specialization in Athletic Training. Thereasa was an instructor, mentor and leader in sports medicine serving as an athletic trainer for 37 years with Summa Health System. A member of the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association, the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association, and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Thereasa earned the NATA and OATA Service Awards, OATA Presidential Excellence Award, OATA Professional Athletic Trainer of the Year and, ultimately was inducted into the OATA Hall of Fame. Thereasa was certified in Graston Technique, serving as an instructor. In addition, she was trained in Multi Radiance Laser Therapy. Thereasa was preceded in death by her father, Dominic Angelo, and her mother, Rosalie Oleksiak (née LaMarca). She is survived by her beloved partner, Donna M. Stusek, and cherished sister, Patti Pilato (Jack); loving step sisters and brothers, Edward (Mary) Oleksiak, Karen (Jim) Robison, Father Don Oleksiak, Mary Kroggel, Ron Mori and Denise Pardee; dear nieces and nephews, Maria (Phil) Aguila, Frank (Chrissy) Pilato, Jacqueline (Pat) McKee, Jeff (Betty) Brasdovich, Michelle (Hector) Fontanet, Jake (Bailey) Brasdovich, Kayleigh (John) Bliss, Rachel and Cecily Oleksiak, Nicole, Kelsey and Carly Kroggel; and 13 great nieces and nephews. To honor Thereasa’s love of sports medicine, memorial contributions may be made in Thereasa’s name to Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association, Attn: Ryan Weible, 1195 Babbling Brook Court, Galena, Ohio 44021; please make checks out to OATA, memo line: Thereasa Angelo Honorarium. Funeral services private. Inurnment All Saints Cemetery. 

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Bill McGee ( former Garfield Fb Coach)

April 4, 2021 7:03 PM

So sad to hear about Terri's passing.  She was such a caring person and a wonderful athletic trainer with the Garfield High School Football Team.  She will be sadly missed by all.

Connie Grossman and Jeanne Casanova

April 4, 2021 8:20 AM

May Terri's love of life and of nature reside as firmly rooted in those who knew her as this tree which is planted in her name. Our sincerest condolences to Donna and to all ofTerri's family.

Connie Grossman and Jeanne Casanova

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Daniel and Stephanie Coffey

April 2, 2021 12:40 PM

Please accept our condolences. Terri was a extraordinary individual and mentor and she will be so sorely missed.
Daniel and Stephanie Coffey

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Tom and Denise Oleksiak

April 2, 2021 11:41 AM

Our deepest sympathies. Terri was a wonderful person
Tom and Denise Oleksiak

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Gary and Kathy Wieland and family

April 2, 2021 11:39 AM

I have loved Terri all of her life so many great memories with this beautiful women. Our family grieves her loss and we will miss her always. We love her very much.
Kathy and Gary Wieland

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