Theresa Congetta  Nero - Natarelli

Obituary of Theresa Congetta Nero - Natarelli

Theresa Congetta Nero - Natarelli, 78 of DeVoe Drive died from metastatic Colon Cancer on Friday Oct. 9, 2020 at her home in the loving care of her family. She was born on Aug. 30, 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio and was the daughter of the late Peter and Josephine Cacciatore Nero. Theresa’s occupation was a Circuit board Line Processor for MDS in Herkimer and General Electric in Utica NY. In 1975 she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. She was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas Natarelli, Jr. who passed in 1995 Theresa was paralyzed due to MS in 1987, thus making her wheelchair bound. Although she was termed disabled, her incredible strength and determination to live no matter how difficult each day was did not stop her from living a beautiful life. In 2000 she moved in with her daughter and family. While in Clifton Park, she was blessed and honored to help raise her 3 grandchildren and anyone else who came to the house. She was the definition of grace, perseverance, and inspiration. She always had a hint of humor to each day. Her life was made full by her doodles, Chloe and Simba. She was a communicant of St. Edward the Confessor Church in Clifton Park. She is the devoted mother of Renee M. (Rick) Barlow of Halfmoon; cherished Grandma Theresa of Adam, Joshua Nicholas and Nicole Barlow, all of Halfmoon; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 569 Clifton Park Center Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065 where the mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Calling hours will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday in the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Rt. 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Herkimer, NY on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to The Animal Support Project PO Box 68, Cropseyville NY 12052 and to the Bernie and Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Ctr., 43 New Scotland Ave Albany NY 12208. Due to the restrictions of Covid-19, facial covering and social distancing will be adhered to. View Theresa’s Memorial Video tribute, Add Condolences or Share a Memory by using the tabs on this website.
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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, October 12, 2020
Gordon C. Emerick ​Funeral Home
1550 Route Nine
Clifton, New York, United States
(518) 371-5454


11:00 am
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
St. Edward The Confessor Catholic Church
569 Clifton Park Center Road
Clifton Park, New York, United States


1:00 pm
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Calvary Cemetery
West German St.
Herkimer, New York, United States
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