Daniel Joseph Terlizzi
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BERLIN — Daniel Joseph Terlizzi, 88, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Mauro and Susie Ricci Terlizzi. He was preceded in death by his sister, Amelia Vecchiola.
Mr. Terlizzi was a World War II combat Marine serving with L Company, Third Marine Regiment, Third Marine Division. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart during Guam Campaign in 1944. He had worked for the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of Holy Savior Catholic Church in Ocean City.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carol Speicher Terlizzi; his children, Daniel Terlizzi and his wife, Debbie, of Greensburg, Pa., Alan Terlizzi and his wife, Millie, of Beaver Falls, Pa., Robert Terlizzi and his wife, Tesa, of Ocean City, Jack Terlizzi and his wife, Kia, of Berlin, David Terlizzi and his wife, Amy, of Atlanta and John McAllister and his wife, Johanny, of Ocean City; a sister, Isabelle Plandro of Texas; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered Monday at 11 a.m. at Holy Savior Catholic Church in Ocean City. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Interment will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Maryland Veterans Cemetery Eastern Shore near Hurlock. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Disabled Veterans National Foundation, 1020 19th St. NW, Suite 475, Washington, D.C. 20036; or email email@example.com.
Published in The Daily Times on Aug. 11, 2012