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William J. Terribile Sr. Obituary
TERRIBILE, WILLIAM J., SR. William J. Terribile, Sr., died peacefully on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Peregrine’s Landing, Clinton, CT. He leaves his beloved wife, Lois A. (Burkle) Terribile of 66 years. He was born in Fair Haven, CT on September 26, 1922 to Anthony W. and Helen G. Terribile. He leaves six well-loved children, Barbara (Fletcher) Andrews, William Jr. (Suzanne) Terribile, Thomas Terribile (Janine Vitello), Alice Terribile (Jim Neilson), Raymond (Terry) Terribile and Janet Terribile (Thomas Holberton). Bill also leaves 17 grandchildren, David, Jill (Remokitis) and Terri David, Justin, Sarah (Murray), Stephen, Kiersten, Adrienne (Dubuc), Nathan and Jason Terribile, Jessica and Joseph Baker, PJ and Jared Sorensen and Helen, Michael and Jacqueline Andrews. Fifteen great-grandchildren and many cousins, nieces and nephews. His was predeceased by brother, Howard Terribile and sister, Dorothy Roberton. Bill graduated from Hamden High School and served in the US Navy – 8th Naval Construction Battalion in the Pacific Theater. After an honorable discharge he graduated from Stone College of Business and was employed by Detroit Steel Corporation, Hamden, CT for over 35 years. He was a long time member of Christ Episcopal Church, Town of Guilford, Treasurer 1958, Member of VFW Post 7666 serving as Quartermaster for over 40 years, 50 year member of St. Albans Lodge #38, A.F. and A.M., Past Treasurer of Guilford Agricultural Society, Past President of Shoreline Square Dance Club, a member of the Guilford Senior Citizens and a School Crossing Guard for many years in Guilford. He enjoyed camping with his family and was a member of Seashore Sams, and the Clamdiggers and was affectionately known as “Mr. MaGoo.” Bill was an avid Yankee and Giants fan. He will be remembered, loved and missed by many. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 11:00 am at Christ Episcopal Church, 11 Park Street, Guilford. Burial will follow at Nut Plains Cemetery, Guilford. A celebration of his life will be held at the Knights of Columbus, 390 South Union Street, Guilford immediately after burial. Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675; www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Arrangements in care of the Guilford Funeral Home, 115 Church St, Guilford. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit: www.GuilfordFuneralHome.com
Published in The New Haven Register on Feb. 13, 2014
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