Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, January 31, 2010, at the age of 54. Teresa was born June 21, 1955, daughter of Louis and Doris Yost Galek. She worked as a Senior Case Manager for Schuyler County Children's Services until her retirement. She loved music, auctions, and yard sales. Teresa is predeceased by her father, Louis. Survivors include her soul mate and best friend, Tom Lathrop of Dundee, NY; mother, Doris Galek of Dundee, NY; sister, Elizabeth (Arnold) Thompson of Dundee, NY; special aunt, Helen (Floyd) Wicker of Dundee, NY; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and her four legged companions. Arrangements by Sullivan's Funeral Home, Horseheads, NY.