July 5, 1925 – June 1, 2018
Harry Terp, 92, of South Dennis, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, June 1st. Harry was born on July 5, 1925, in Boston, MA, to John and Elsie (Skov) Terp. He is predeceased by his loving wife of 63 years, Barbara (Smith).
Harry graduated from Brighton High School then served in the Navy during World War II on USS ATA 178 in the South Pacific. Upon discharge, Harry then worked for John Hancock Insurance Company in Boston for about 40 years. He was a long time member of Hill Memorial Baptist Church in Allston, and served on many committees. He and his wife retired to Cape Cod in 1995. On the Cape, he was a member of Brewster Baptist Church. Harry was an avid sports fan and loved the Boston Red Sox. He enjoyed playing softball, bowling, and horseshoes. Harry cherished spending time with his family and friends.
Harry is survived by his 5 children- David Terp and wife Karen of Rochester, NY; Jean Terp of Millis, MA; Beverly Hopkins of South Dennis, MA; Nancy Terp Elderd and husband George of Wilmington, MA; and Stephen Terp and wife Laurie of Walpole, MA. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 4 greatgrandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation and service will take place on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Doane, Beal & Ames, 729 Route 134, S. Dennis, MA 02660. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery, S. Dennis, MA.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hill Memorial Baptist Church, 279 N Harvard St, Allston, MA 02134. For online condolences please visit www.doanebealamesdennis.com.
- Hill Memorial Baptist Church
- Visitation and Service Saturday, June 9, 2018
- Burial with Military Honors Saturday, June 9, 2018
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