O’TOOLE; Terry

April 21, 1935 ~ October 31, 2016

Passed away at home on October 31, 2016. Lovingly remembered by Janet his wife of 42 years; daughters Sharon and Steph (Simon); grandchildren Hunter, Fischer, Sophia and Marshall; sister Betty as well as family and friends in Canada and England. He is predeceased by his sister Eileen. Terry was born in Halton Bucks, England and in 1943 Terry and his family survived a bombing of their home. Terry began his Electrical Engineering career at age 16 working for electrical apprenticeship by day and nightly at college for a degree. After starting his career in England he spent some years in Nigeria and on leave met Janet at Trentham Gardens. In 1969 Terry came to Canada working in Ontario and BC including commissioning Mission substation of which he was very proud. In the mid 80’s he rejoined Canadian/American DEW line, eventually Terry had worked the coast to coast of Canada. He had so many stories to tell of his adventures. Many happy hours were spent trailering with Janet and grandchildren. Terry will be fondly remembered as an inventive Mr. Fixit. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 12:00 pm at 33089 6th Avenue, Mission.

Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home (604) 826-9548


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