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Timm C. Terrette

September 16, 1964 — April 12, 2020

Timm C. Terrette 

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.---Timm C. Terrette, 55, of Shinglehouse, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Sunday, April 12, 2020, after an extended illness.

Born on Wednesday, September 16, 1964 in Nurenberg, Germany, he was a son of James F. “Jim” and Carole E. Sutton Terrette.

Timm was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School, Class of 1982, in Shinglehouse. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in civil engineering. Upon completion of college, Timm accepted a position as a civil engineer with the New Jersey Department of Transportation, where he worked for 25 years, retiring in 2011.

Timm was a member of the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association. He loved all sports. He enjoyed gardening and caring for his fruit trees. He loved his many cats over the years who all shared the name “Sam”.

Surviving are his spouse, Susan M. Pratt Terrette of Bangor; his mother, Carole E. Terrette, of Shinglehouse; a son, Ian Terrette of Bangor; a daughter, Paige Terrette of Bangor; a brother, Gair C. (Pamela) Terrette of Port Allegany; a special companion and friend, Leslie Phearsdorf of Shinglehouse; a niece; a nephew; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Timm was predeceased by his father who passed away on December 9, 2017.

Private burial services will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Timm’s family has entrusted his care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

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