Angela J. Paduch

July 21, 1941 ~ October 19, 2017

Born in: Lake Charles, LA
Resided in: Johnson City, TN

Angela Josephina Paduch, 76, Johnson City, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer, at her home surrounded by her family. A native of Lake Charles, Louisiana, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Geneva Terranova. Mrs. Paduch was a member of St. Mary?s Catholic Church, Johnson City for 51 years. She attended Immaculate Conception, St. Charles Academy, and Lake Charles High School graduating in 1959. She furthered her education at McNeese State University with a degree in Business Administration in 1963 and was recognized in the Who?s Who Among Students in College and Universities. Mrs. Paduch worked for the law firm Camp, Carmouche, Palmer in Lake Charles and had the opportunity to move to Paris, France, but met and fell in love with her loving husband and love of her life, Dale Francis Paduch. They moved to Atlanta, Georgia before settling in Johnson City. Angela placed family above all else serving foremost as a loving wife and mother. She loved hosting the holidays at her home, watching her children and grandchildren grow, and attending meals with her close friends. All who had the fortune of knowing her will remember her for her incredible strength, grace, kindness, and generosity. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 51 years Dale Paduch; her adoring children whom she was so proud of: daughter Terri Lowman and her husband, Don of Glen Allen, Virginia; son Frank Paduch and his wife, Kim of Birmingham, Alabama; daughter, Katie Ledford and her husband, Phil of Gray; son, David Paduch and his wife, Leslie of Johnson City; grandchildren: Tom Paduch, McKenzie Paduch, Alex Lowman, Kate Lowman, Allison Paduch, and Mollie Ledford; brother, Dr. Paul Terranova and wife Kathy of Leawood, Kansas; Mother-In-Law, Harriet Paduch of Johnson City; many cousins, nieces and nephews, and so many dear friends. The family of Angela Paduch will receive friends from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Saturday, October 21, 2017 at St. Mary?s Catholic Church. The Funeral Mass will follow at 2:00 pm with Father Peter Iorio officiating. Pallbearers will be her sons-in-law, Don Lowman and Phil Ledford, and her grandsons, Tom Paduch and Alex Lowman. Honorary pallbearers will be: Eric Chlebisch, Fred Kaufmann, Richard Kostrzewa and Robin Green. Following the funeral mass, family and friends will gather in Monte Vista Memorial Park for the committal service. The family would like to sincerely thank the Regional Cancer Center of Johnson City for their love and tender care of Mrs. Paduch. For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be given in memory of Mrs. Paduch to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation/Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance or to St. Jude Children?s Research Hospital.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Dale and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Angela’s passing. I know you will miss her terribly. She was a very special person…A TRUE SOUTHERN LADY! She possessed grace, poise, and elegance. She had a beautiful welcoming smile that quickly put everyone she met at ease. Her eyes danced with the fire of life. She was a blessing to everyone who was fortunate enough to know her. Her kind and loving spirit will live on as her legacy through her family and friends. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers…

  2. Anonymous says:

    Dear Dale, I was very sorry to read of your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Sincerely, John Johnson

  3. Anonymous says:

    I loved this lady. She was one of a kind. I’m sorry to say that I am going to be out of town tomorrow so will not be able to attend funeral. Please know I’m with you Dale and your family in thoughts and prayers love in Christ. Brenda

  4. Anonymous says:

    I loved this lady. She was one of a kind. I’m sorry to say that I am going to be out of town tomorrow so will not be able to attend funeral. Please know I’m with you Dale and your family in thoughts and prayers love in Christ. Brenda

  5. Anonymous says:

    We just wanted to convey our thoughts and Prayers to the Paduch family in this time of loss. Angela was a very fine person and Wife and Mother to your family. She will be missed greatly. She was a great friend to our family as well. May God give you Peace, The Langwell’s

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