Teresa Villano

Teresa Villano, 35, of Westville, Indiana passed away June 16, 2021, missing from a North Carolina River accident that killed six people has been found, weeks after a family rode inflatable tubes over a relatively small but dangerous Duke Energy dam.


She was born on February 2, 1986, in St. Lucie, Florida to the late Jose Ruben Morales and Debi Villano of La Porte, Indiana.


Teresa is survived by her children, Lorenzo Antonio Roman, Natalie Ariel Roman, and Ruben Sebastian Roman; siblings, Angelica Villano, Ruben Villano, David Villano, Jr., Alfredo Jason Villano, Jessica Irish, and Pancho Teodora. Her partner, Antonio Len Roman and baby boy, Jesus Antonio Roman, that was due in three months died in the accident.   


Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Pine Lake Cemetery. Pastor Bob Vale will officiate.


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