Of Williams Lake and formerly of Likely, B.C. passed away on
December 31, 2012 at the age of 83 years.
Terry was born in Odenburg, Hungary on October 15, 1929.
Terry came to Canada in the late 1950’s and became a Canadian Citizen on January 13, 1960. He spent time in Smithers and Vancouver, before coming to the Likely area. Terry was employed by Merrill and Wagner (Weldwood of Canada) as a camp cook/watchman for many years. During that time he worked at the Spanish and Cariboo Lake camps. Terry enjoyed gold panning an exploring the Likely area and was always available for a good cup of coffee and a game of UNO or Skipbo. Terry retired and settled at Seven Mile where he had a garden, chickens, ducks, pigs, cats and his dog Goldie.
Terry came to Williams Lake to reside at the Williams Lake Seniors Village and then moved to Retirement Concepts where he met and befriended many people including the staff and residents. Terry was an active person and could be seen around Williams Lake shopping at all his favourite places. Terry will be missed by all that he met including all his friends at the Saturday Bingo at the Senior’s Center, the driver’s of the GoBus and the staff at the Scotia Bank and the Royal Bank. Terry was known for his kindness and generosity and was always giving candy and gifts to all his friends. He was especially fond of children and contributed to the various charities for children. A favourite was the B.C .Children’s Hospital Lottery.
Terry will be missed by his friends Bonny, Gerry and family, Hank, Doreen and family, numerous friends and his extended family in Germany and Austria.
Cremation was conducted by Compassionate Care Funeral Home in Williams Lake. There will be no service as requested.