- September 27, 1994 - September 25, 2008
- Gilboa, New York
of William's Passing
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“Alicia and Bill,
Please excuse the lateness in this offering of condolences.
There are certainly no words we can offer that would begin to address...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Richard Sherman
“Alicia, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My sympathies to you and your husband, and to both your families.
2 of 30 | Posted by: Louis Tremante
“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time of your loss.
3 of 30 | Posted by: Dennis & Lynn Richards
“Dear Alicia and Bill: We were so saddened to hear of your loss.I know that there are no words that can really help, but know that you and your family...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Nan and Mark Stolzenburg
“Dear Bill & Alicia - We extend to you our most sincere expression of sympathy in the death of your young son. I can't imagine the pain you are going...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: Donn & Marguerite Stanley
“Dear Alicia and Bill: You are in our thoughts and prayers today and always. Our deepest sympathies for your loss. There is nothing that can be said...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Scott and Barb Becker
“Alicia & Bill:
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Love, Barb
7 of 30 | Posted by: Barbara (Ehlers) Brent
“Dear Bill and Terry,
Please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of your young son. One cannot measure the pain you must feel. The notice in...Read More »
8 of 30 | Posted by: Alice and Dan Singletary
“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of great sorrow. May God be with you all. Caroline Reilly
9 of 30 | Posted by: caroline reilly
“Dear Alicia and Bill, I know the heartbreak that you have and my heart is breaking for you. I pray that God's grace is upon you to get you through...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: Amy (Buel) Brown
“We wanted you and your family to know that you are in our thoughts. William will be missed by all of us at GCCS. Love, Andy and Michelle
11 of 30 | Posted by: Andrew and Michelle Dumas
“Alicia and Bill, We hold you in our thoughts and prayers. I know there can be no deeper pain than the loss of a child. I was lucky enough to have...Read More »
12 of 30 | Posted by: Leslie Ann Ernst
“Alicia & Bill,
We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss.
Jackie & Ed Guntert
13 of 30 | Posted by: Jackie & Ed Guntert
SORRY TO HERE ABOUT YOUR LOST.
OUR THOUGHT AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU
14 of 30 | Posted by: WILLIAM E TERRY
“Bill and Alicia, May God sustain you in getting through this terrible loss. William was special in so many ways, and was a testament to all the love...Read More »
15 of 30 | Posted by: Marty Sr. and Susan
“Dear Alicia & Bill:
You are in our thoughts and prayers - you are a wonderful family and know there is no greater loss than that of a child. May the...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Bob and Carol Wilson
“We are so sorry for your loss. Having lost a child of our own, we can certainly understand the depth of your pain. Our sincerest best wishes are with...Read More »
17 of 30 | Posted by: Alan and Kathryn Davino
“Dear Alicia and Bill,
I know your Mom and Dad from my dad having grown up in Gilboa, and then my work on the Maple Festival.
Our deepest...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: David and Joyce Buell Barber
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. May the Lord give you comfort in His love and grace.
19 of 30 | Posted by: Rev. & Mrs. Peter(Karen) DeBartolo
“Dear Bill & Alicia, I breaks our hearts to learn that William has made his journey to Heaven. William touched the lives of so many in a loving,...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: Butch & Deb Crandall
“To you and your family
May you and yours find comfort in memories and strength in each other's love throughout this very difficult time.
21 of 30 | Posted by: Ginny & Buck Mahoney
“Dear Alicia and Bill,
IN our thoughts and our prayers.Your son Willam was a well known great and VERY special boy.I am very sorry to hear this.But...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: Dana Kaye Hallock
“Dear Alicia & Bill,
I wanted to send my thoughts and prayers to the both of you during this difficult time...I am thankful that I had the...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Veronica McAvoy
“Alicia & Bill
I am the daughter of Cecile Spencer Wilson and am living in Georgia. So sorry to hear about the loss of your son. I cannot write any...Read More »
24 of 30 | Posted by: Sandie VanValkenburg
“Alidia and Bill,
You are in our thoughts and prayer at this difficult time. We remember William and the enjoyment he got from showing his Jerseys in...Read More »
25 of 30 | Posted by: Ellen, JIm Eric, and Julia Bogardus
“Dear Alicia & Bill,
You are in our thoughts and prayers. William was a good friend to the kids in school and my son will miss him. Hope that you...Read More »
26 of 30 | Posted by: Vannessia Reed & Joseph Henness
“Alicia and Bill, I know words are of little comfort. I wanted you to know what an impression William made on my father. He loved to keep us updated...Read More »
27 of 30 | Posted by: Mark Truesdell
“William's class will greatly miss him. My son will miss his great sense of humor and his wonderful smile. He was a great friend to his classmates.I...Read More »
28 of 30 | Posted by: Holly Aplin
“Bill and Alicia,
May the memories of William sustain you and his actions here on earth be a constant reminder of his strength and depth of character....Read More »
29 of 30 | Posted by: Marty and Debbi Galasso Jr.
“Dear Alicia & Bill,
You are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. William was a wonderful, caring, hardworking young man that...Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: A friend
Gilboa - William E. Terry, 13, of Flat Creek Road, died unexpectedly on Thursday, September 25, 2008, after being stricken at his residence.
William was born September 27, 1994, the son of William J. and Alicia A. (Hallock) Terry. He was an 8th grade student at Gilboa Central School.
William loved the outdoors. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and woodsman. He recently completed his Bow Hunting Safety Training Course at Middleburgh Rod and Gun Club.
Farming was William's passion. He was a life member of the American Jersey Cattle Association, and enjoyed working for various farms in the county.
He worked for the Danforth Jersey farm of Jefferson, School Hill farm of Cobleskill, and Scotch View farm , Hacienda de le Rocca, and Loyal Maples all of Gilboa.
William was a member of the 4-H program in Schoharie County. He showed Jersey cattle for 4 years at the Cooperstown Jr. Livestock show, Schoharie County Fair and Delaware County fair.
William's special love was for his dogs, Hooter and Dixie.
Survivors include his parents: William J. and Alicia A. Terry of Gilboa; his paternal grandmothers, Sarah Terry of Whitney Point and Frieda Evans of Tully, NY; maternal grandfather, E. David Hallock of Scotia; Several Aunts and Uncles: Polly Hallock of Gilboa, Heidi and David Pickett of Gilboa; John and Ila Jean Terry of Whitney Point; Chuck and RoxAnn Kreuger of Willington FL; Tom Terry of West Virginia; several cousins; and surrogate uncles, Mark Galasso and Marty Galasso, Jr.
He was predeceased by his maternal grandmother, Joan Hallock, who died in 2003 and paternal grandfathers, John Terry and John Evans.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, September 29 at Palmer & Shaylor, Inc. Funeral Home 134 River Street Middleburgh with Rev. Ron Perry officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 6 PM on Sunday. Burial will be at Flat Creek Cemetery, Gilboa.
Memorial contributions may be made to the William E. Terry Scholarship Fund care of Gilboa Central School 132 Wyckoff Road Gilboa, NY 12076 or Conesville Volunteer Ambulance Squad Gilboa, NY 12076.