March 16, 1938 - May 13, 2013
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NILES - Terry R. Weiss, 75, of Niles, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 16, 1938, in Benton Harbor, Michigan, to the late Norval R. Josephine E. (Kenney) Weiss. Terry was a graduate of Benton Harbor High School, class of 1956. After graduation, Terry enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he would travel the world and serve his country proudly on eight ships. After honorably discharging from the Navy, he worked as a civilian with them until 1986. In his free time Terry has always enjoyed reading non-fiction, especially history, dancing, and was an avid University of Michigan fan. On October 31, 1998, he married Mary Ruth (Brown) Greene at a ceremony in Three Oaks, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a daughter, Elaine Marie Weiss. Terry is survived by his wife, Mary R. Weiss of Niles; stepchildren, Shawn Greene of South Bend, Karey (Juanita) Greene of St. Joseph, Kevin Greene of Niles and Lori (Gary) Hanlin of Bridgman; three grandchildren & one great-grandchild; and two sisters, Sally Jo Becker of Aurora, Illinois, and Julie Anne Weiss of Benton Harbor, Michigan. In keeping with Terry's wishes, cremation has taken place, and his family will gather at a later time for a time of remembrance. Memorial contributions may be made in Terry's memory to a
. Condolences, photos and memories may be shared at www.brownfuneralhomeniles.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Published in South Bend Tribune on May 16, 2013