Terisa Marie Gabriel was born in St Paul, Minnesota on December 02, 1964, to Johnny Verdjas and Sharon Viloria. Terisa moved to Phoenix, Arizona and attended Phoenix Union High School. She left school and started work with her mom at a laundry facility. Terisa and her mom both loved working there. She later worked at the Briggs and Stratton small engine plant in Murray Kentucky. She was on the assembly line and did various jobs. Terisa was very proud of her work. Terisa never let anything stand in her way of learning new things and she rose to the challenges that were put in front of her. Her and her mother became close friends. The year 2019 was a sad time and a happy time for Terisa. Terisa lost her best friend Waugeman “Woggy” a Border Collie . Very intelligent and smart dog. He was 12 years old when he died. In the same year Terisa also rented a house. She was happy to have a nice yard. She was deeply loved her children, grandchildren, close family and her pets. She was a beautiful, friendly soul and she loved her lord Jesus. Terisa passed away in St Joseph Hospital at Park Rapids, Minnesota on October 16, 2021. Terisa is lovingly remembered and survived by her daughters: Therisa Viloria of Arizona, and Asiret Harvey of Indiana; son: Jesse Marquez of Arizona; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren; many dearly loved family members and a host of many friends. Terisa was preceded in death by her mother, Sharon Viloria and brother, Sean Ramos.