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Theresa M. Coady

Theresa M. Coady

Feb 23, 1935 - Feb 22, 2023

Theresa M. Coady - Obituary


heresa Marie Coady (Terry) age eighty-seven died February 22, 2023, (1 day before her 88th birthday) in her home in Fort Washington, MD after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Terry was born in Georgetown to the late Joseph and Mary Lepore on February 23, 1935. Her four sisters have all predeceased her. She married her beloved husband, Walter J. Coady, Jr. on November 15, 1968, and together they raised their five sons from former marriages. They also formed Walterry Insurance Brokers and worked together to establish the insurance agency. In 1976 they started writing insurance policies for media outlets such as newspapers, broadcast stations, and independent film producers. Over the years their agency became one of the largest insurers of media insurance stretching over the entire 50 states. Besides her family, her two big loves were traveling and attending operas with her husband. Together they traveled to all 50 states, all 7 continents, and over 100 countries. They also attended over 170 operas. She is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, sons Steven Thomas, Richard Thomas, Walter Coady III, William Coady, and Walker Coady, and eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday, March 2nd from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm at the Kalas Funeral Home in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Religious proceedings will be on March 3rd at 11:30 am at the Kalas Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Fund .