Theresa “Terri” Deschenes, 88, of The Villages, FL passed away peacefully on January 13, 2020. She was born to Joe and Christine Paladino on March 19, 1931 in Utica, NY. After High School she attended the University of Philadelphia where she studied Music. She met Richard Deschenes and they would get married on May 1, 1953. Terri was a professional singer who performed with many celebrities such as Guy Lombardo and Johnny Carson. Terri and Dick finally settled down in Teaneck, NJ where they raised their three boys. They owned and operated a restaurant ‘Carriage Club’ where Terri performed nightly. They retired to The Villages, Florida in 2005. Here she enjoyed golfing, gambling, sushi and singing. Terri is survived by her loving husband Richard of 67 years; children Richard Jr (Renee) Deschenes, Chris (Heather) Deschenes, and Keith (Holly) Deschenes; grandchildren, Christie Lee Rodzen, Jacqueline Barnicle, Amanda Willems and 7 great grandchildren. Please join the family in a Celebration of Life which will be held February 15, 2020 from 1 to 4 pm at Terri and Dicky’s Home at 7214 SE 171st Brookhaven Place, The Villages, FL 32162.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7214 SE 171st Brookhaven Place, The Villages, FL 32162.