Rita Terracina Has Lost her Battle(Includes Obituary)
March 12, 2021

Article by Lynette Coil

We were saddened to receive the news that Rita lost her battle with cancer today. Rita started her battle in 2012 and fought long and hard all these years and went into Hospice a couple of weeks ago.  Her husband James has been by her side as well as the children and the grandchildren and the stress brought James down and into the hospital and a couple of stents were put in.  They both have had their battles through the years.

They are a very loving, dedicated and devoted family and were always thankful for their blessings and the time they shared together.  There have been many miles traveled thru the years from their original home in Texas to their current residence in Franklinton, NC.  May God grant them everything they need to get through this difficult time.  I am sure Jud and Joellen Ammons will greet her with open arms and continue to watch over all of us.

Jud and James were partners and friends for years.  Their Surefoot Beagles were a force to reckon with and they had a lot of success and many Field Champions.  Their families worked together in numerous areas and you couldn't ask for better people or friends.

Rita was a devoted wife, best friend, love of James life, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and very dear friend to so many.  James and Rita were married for over 40+ years.  The love, dedication, devotion, friendship, lessons shared spilled over into all areas.  Her smile and love would light up a room and she shared that with so many.  She fought the cancer with all she could and for as long as she could til God brought her home.  I am sure Rita would want to tell her kids...

James, the children and grandchildren, siblings and friends would like to say

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. The pain and suffering is over for our precious Rita.  Hold onto the many cherished memories through the years and she will forever be in all of our hearts.  She will continue to watch over all of you and will walk by your sides.  

Terracina Address

2684 Flat Rock Road

Franklinton, NC  27525

Rita Sue Terracina

December 1, 1953 - March 11, 2021(67 years old)

Raleigh, North Carolina

With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Rita Sue Terracina of Raleigh, North Carolina, who passed away on March 11, 2021 at the age of 67. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.

She was predeceased by : her parents, Lena Champagne and Andrew Champagne; and her brothers, Glendale and Russell Champagne of Texas. She is survived by : her husband James Terracina; her children, Angelique Hunter (Scott) of Raleigh, NC, Alicia Kimrey (Jonathan) of Wilmington, NC and Adam Terracina (Kathleen) of Raleigh, NC.; her grandchildren, Ryan, Ava Hunter, Shyanne, Graham Kimrey, JJ and Mason Terracina; and her siblings, Larry Champagne (Gwen), Mary Decuir (Glen), Linda King (Frank), Albert Champagne (Pam), Newman Champagne, Doug Champagne (Kayla) and Chris Champagne (Michelle).

Funeral arrangement under the care of

Renaissance Funeral Home

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