Terry Karl Schoonderwoerd

March 12, 1961October 29, 2017

Terry Karl Schoonderwoerd, 56, of Raleigh, died unexpectedly Sunday, October 29, 2017 at home. Terry was born March 12, 1961 in Hendersonville, NC to his parents, Pete Charles Schoonderwoerd of Newport, NC, who survives him, and the late, Salley Lemons Shuping, Terry graduated in 1980 from Millbrook High School, and was retired after 30 years as a manager with the NC Department of Motor Vehicles. Retirement has been enjoyable working part time as cashier at a neighborhood Kroger Store. He especially loved his family, fishing, cruising, and performing magic tricks for children. Terry is survived by his devoted wife of 35 years, Susan Hamm Schoonderwoerd; daughter, Lauren N. Schoonderwoerd; and son, Scott C. Schoonderwoerd; grandchildren, Sky and Destiny; sister, Michelle S Warren; brother, Kevin N Schoonderwoerd; and half-sister, Jackie F Hull. The funeral service is Saturday, Nov 4th, 2pm, First Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church,120 W Hargett St. Raleigh, NC 27601. Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 Saint Mary's St., Raleigh; condolences at


  • Memorial Service with a visitation to follow

    Saturday, November 4, 2017


Terry Karl Schoonderwoerd

have a memory or condolence to add?

Ethel Keen

November 12, 2017

My condolences to the family.

Darlene Austin

November 6, 2017

Ms. Sue, sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Carteret County Senior Games

Sandra Upchurch Pearce

November 5, 2017

Prayers to your family - I knew Terry way back in high school - class 1980 - such a sweet kind soul. The loved cannot die for they live forever In our hearts.

Hilda Davenport-Jones

November 4, 2017

Sorry For Your loss,My Prayers Are With You A Your Family! Worked with Terry at Kroger's

Teresa Perry

November 3, 2017

I worked with Terry at DMV he was a super nice Guy. I am sorry for your loss and my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Donald Conaghan

November 2, 2017

Terry, you will be greatly missed, my dear friend. What special times you, Susan and I had, so many years ago and again recently. Susan, Scott and Lauren, I pray for strength for all of you and that you stick together and remember all of the good times and memories.

michelle johnson

November 2, 2017

Terry was always a kind, friendly, person. He will truly be missed!!


November 2, 2017

Susan, Lauren, Scott, I am deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encountered. My heart goes out to you all during this trying time and may my prayers serve as comfort to you and your loved ones. He was such a very cool, kind and loving guy. Please know I am here for you all, ...always.


November 2, 2017

An amazingly kind, smart and generous man! He will be remembered with a smile. I pray that family and friends of Terry would find encouragement and strength during this trial.
Marsha Harris,
Special Plate Unit, NCDMV

Marsha Harris

November 2, 2017

A amazing decent and kind man. You will be missed.
Marsha Harris
Special Plate Unit, NCDMV