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Terry Michael Supple


1942 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Terry Michael Supple Obituary
August 1, 1942 - January 10, 2016 Terry Michael Supple was born on August 1, 1942 in Santa Monica, CA weighing in at 11 lbs. 4 oz! He was the second of five boys born to Tom and Phil Supple. He is survived by his brothers Tom (Margaret), Steve (Judy), Kevin (Sunny), and Rory (Christine). He was the beloved husband to his high school sweetheart and wife of 51 years, Sandy, and adored father to Ann Hirou (Bradley), Michael, and Daniel (Kelly). He is survived by his sweet granddaughters Elle Hirou, Violet Supple, and step-granddaughter Sophia Travalena. A grandson is due in May. He is also survived by his Aunt, Bonnie Nelson, and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. Terry was part of the first graduating class of St. Cyril's in Encino and those fellow classmates have remained life-long friends. He graduated from Notre Dame High School where he was the student body president and captain of the football team. Terry received his bachelors degree from the business school at USC, where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha fraternity and lettered in rugby. He received his masters degree in business administration/management from CSUN. Terry went on to a successful 41-year career with building products manufacturer United States Gypsum Co. After retiring in 2007, Terry pursued his passion for genealogy, travel, and painting. He lost his valiant two-year battle against salivary gland cancer on Sunday, January 10, at home in the arms of his wife and children. He will be remembered for his integrity, his quick humor, his selfless kindness to all, and his devotion to his family. A funeral mass will be held at St. Mel Catholic Church in Woodland Hills, CA on Saturday, January 23 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Terry to Mary Health of the Sick (2929 Theresa Dr., Newbury Park, CA 91320) or the Disney Family Cancer Center (Providence Saint Joseph Foundation at 501 South Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91505.)
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Jan. 16 to Jan. 18, 2016
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