LINCOLN - Terry L. Lape, 71, of Lincoln passed away on April 21, 2014 at home. Terry was born in Reading, Pa., the son of Rufus S. Lape and the late Kathryn (Clouser) Lape. He was a Senior Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force retiring in 1997. He was a member of the Milford Elks Lodge, Harrington Moose Lodge and the American Legion Post # 28. He enjoyed camping, riding motorcycles and bowling. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Dolores (Batari) Lape; children, Susan M. Bunting (James) of Lincoln and David Lape of Hazelton, Pa.; four step-children, Denise Wehrle (Darrin) of New Jersey, Harold Bower (Ingrid) of New Jersey, Daniel Bower (Janine) of New Jersey and Robert Bower (Landrea) of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Kane and Desiree Lape, James, Jr., Colin and Emily Bunting; step grandchildren, Danielle, Taylor and Alyssa Wehrle, Emily, Thomas, Daniel, Nicholas, Max, Charlie and Nola Bower; one great grandson, Brandon Lape; sister, Bonnie Ressler; and brother, Galen Lape, both of Pennsylvania. A Celebration of Life will be 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Milford Elks Lodge, 18951 Elks Lodge Road, Milford. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to:
, P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21803-0163 or
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements handled by Berry-Short Funeral Home, Milford.
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Published in NewsZapDE on Apr. 24, 2014