Thomas F. Terranova
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AGE: 83 • Wall
Thomas F. Terranova, 83, of Wall, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 21, 2014, at Ocean Medical Center, Brick, with his loving wife by his side. Thomas was born in Orange. He graduated from Carteret Prep School, W. Orange, and Villanova University in 1952. He received his Masters from Seton Hall in 1969. Thomas served in the Army and is a veteran of the Korean War. He started his career at Orange Middle School where he taught for one year before teaching English at Neptune High School where he also coached football. Thomas was the Principal of the Neptune Jr. High School and retired in 1986 as assistant to the Superintendent. He belonged to Delta Kappa and NJASA. Thomas was also a member of the Elks and the American Legion.
Thomas was predeceased by his parents, Helen (Brohan) and Frank Terranova. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ann (Hallahan) Terranova; two brothers, Emil and Frank Terranova, both of Georgia, and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the care of Orender Family Home for Funerals, 2643 Old Bridge Road, Manasquan. Services are private. Donations may be made in Thomas's memory to the
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Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 27, 2014