GESE, Terence (Age 64) Terence Gese of Spokane passed away June 27 surrounded by family and friends. He was 64 years old. Mr. Gese was born August 14, 1949 in Minot, ND. He was the proud son of Bernard and Bernice Gese. Mr. Gese proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a CW4 medevac helicopter pilot during Vietnam and received a Purple Heart, along with countless other medals during his service. He also served his community as Captain of Paramedics with Spokane Valley Fire Department. He retired after 33 years of dedicated service. Mr. Gese is survived by his wife of 41 years, Debbie; sons, Christopher (Brandi) and Ryan Gese; two beautiful granddaughters: Trinity and Anabelle, whom he loved to the moon and back; his mother, Bernice; four sisters; and three brothers. He was preceded in death by his father, Bernard Gese. A visitation will be held Friday, July 11, 2014 from 3-7:00 pm with a Vigil Service starting at 7:00 pm at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home, 2203 N. Division, Spokane, WA. Mass will take place Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:00 am at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 505 W. St. Thomas More Way, Spokane, WA. Please take the time to visit Terence's online memorial at www.hennesseyfuneralhomes.com, and leave a message of condolence. Arrangements have been entrusted to:
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Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home
2203 N Division Street Spokane, WA 99207
Published in Spokesman-Review on July 9, 2014