Corrine T. Teal, 90, of Bark River, passed away on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017, at her home.
She was born in Escanaba on September 3rd, 1927, the daughter of Genevieve (Mannebach) and Paul Waeghe. Corrine graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1945.
On June 5th, 1948, Corrine married Melvin Teal at St. Joseph Church in Escanaba. He preceded her in death on August 16, 2017.
Corrine worked for attorney John Erickson for three years, was secretary –treasurer of Teal’s Evergreens Inc. for 23 years until retirement on September 30, 1997. She also was secretary for Teals Evergreens bowling team, and treasurer for one year for the Bark River American Legion Auxiliary where she was a member for 38 years.
She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bark River.
Corrine is survived by her children; Richard (Kathy) Teal of Bark River, Robert (Vickie) Teal of Green Bay, WI, Patti Ann (Raymond) Paquin of Iron Mountain, MI, and Joseph (Julie) Teal of Bark River; grandchildren, Chris Teal, Kevin (Heather) Teal, Andrew Teal, Jay (Kari) Teal, Karl Kuhr, Eric (Kenzi) Paquin, Stacy (Jason) Greenamyer, and Greg (Breanne) Paquin; great grandchildren, Tyler (Amy), Brandon, Alexis, Tyler, Hailey, Connor, Trenton, Marley, Kenna, Harper, Bohden, Adalynn, Brixton and Kennedy; great-great grandchild, Skylar; sister, Betty Young of Gladstone; brother in law, Wayne Teal of Bark River; and several nieces and nephews.
Corrine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Melvin; son, Dale; sister Geraldine Vanlerberghe; sister in law, Bonnie Teal; and brothers in law, Fred Teal, Larry Vanlerberghe and Robert Young.
Special thanks to Becky, Barry, Gayla and Amanda.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 26th, from 2:00 – 5:30 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River. The Bark River American Legion Auxiliary services will be held at 4 p.m. at the funeral chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church at 6:00 p.m. with Rev. Darryl Pepin officiating. A meal will follow in the church hall.
Burial will take place in Bark River Township Cemetery.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Teal family.