Obit: TERRIO, Courtney Gerard "Sonny"

*Courtney (Sonny) Terrio *(March 3, 1930 - December 25, 2010)
Courtney (Sonny) Gerard Terrio age 80, of Joggins passed away peacefully
on Saturday, December 25, 2010 at Cumberland Regional Health Care
Centre, Upper Nappan, NS surrounded by his loving family and his little
friend K.J. Born in Joggins, March 3, 1930 he was a son of the late
Bliss and Viola (Babineau) Terrio. Sonny was a former employee of the
Canadian Armed Forces serving in Korea and later as a Firefighter in
Petewawa. He worked in the mines in Grand Cache, Alberta and later in
River Hebert. Sonny's retirement years were spent helping the needy and
in the blueberry fields on Thunder Hill. "Sonny had a huge heart, see
you later Dad" He is survived by his loving wife and soul mate Lynn
(Brown), his two sons Sonny "Ramo" (Kim) of Amherst and Joe Joe "Midios"
(Sherry) of Enfield. The joy of his life were his three grandchildren
Marshall, Maitland and Kennedy. He is also survived by a sister Shirley
McGraw of Joggins and a brother Jackie Terrio (Marilyn) of Toronto, ON
and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Sonny was
predeceased by sisters Betty Leblanc and Joan Prince, a special niece
Marie and his little friend J.J. His family will receive visitors at
Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst on Wednesday, December
29, 2010 from 7-9 p.m. with parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass
will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman
Catholic Church, Joggins with Father David MacDonald officiating.
Interment will take place in the Ragged Reef Cemetery, Joggins. Memorial
donations in Sonny's memory may be made to the Ragged Reef Cemetery Fund
or the charity of your choice. On line condolences may be made to the
family via: www.campbellsamherst.ca
[Tuesday, 28-December-2010 Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2010-12-28]


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