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William M. "Terry" Tersine

April 28, 1935 — February 26, 2023


William M. “Terry” Tersine, 87, of Punxsutawney, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at Christ the King Manor in DuBois.

He was born April 28, 1935 to Michael and Margaret (Fairman) Tersine in Punxsutawney.

Terry was a member of Saint Cosmas and Damien Catholic Church in Punxsutawney where he served as an usher for many years. He was also a member of the Punxsutawney Eagles F.O.E. 1231. He retired as a store manager from the Quaker Market and briefly worked for Riverside Markets. After Terry’s retirement he worked for Yates Excavation until 2020. Terry enjoyed going to his camp, scratch lottery tickets, and spending time with family.

He is survived by two sons and two daughters; Mary Sue Tersine and husband Maury Marshall, Hillsboro, TX, William Tersine and wife Carol Ann, Red Hill, PA, Thomas J. Tersine, and wife Pam, Talkeetna, AK, Carol Ann Wehrle and husband George, Rossiter, six grandchildren; Anthony Tersine and wife Janelle, Terry James “TJ” Tersine and wife Amy, Amy R. DeBold and husband Chris, Christina Tersine and fiancé Sam Benson, and Matthew and Andrew Wehrle, four great grandchildren; Dean Tersine, Jemma Tersine, Kira Tersine and Hayley Tersine, and a brother, Richard Tersine and wife Michele.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Celine Tersine, March 3, 2021 and an infant son James Tersine.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at McCabe Funeral Home, 114 Maple Avenue, Punxsutawney, PA. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday at 11:00 AM at Saint Cosmas and Damien Church, 616 West Mahoning, Punxsutawney, PA with Msgr. Joseph Riccardo celebrant.

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

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Thursday, March 2, 2023

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Friday, March 3, 2023

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