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Edward A Terwilliger
Edward A Terwilliger

July 12, 1941 - May 26, 2019
Born in Sussex, NJ
Resided in Marksboro Sect. of Frelinghuysen Twp, NJ


Edward A. Terwilliger, 77, of the Marksboro section of Frelinghuysen Township, died Sunday May 26, 2019, at Warren Haven Nursing Home in Oxford.

Born in Sussex, Edward grew up in Monroe and raised his family in Lafayette, before relocating to Frelinghuysen Township for the last 24 years. He was a graduate of Franklin High School. Edward worked as a heavy equipment operator in Sussex County for Jack Snook, Tom Roe, and Harold Clark for 45 years before his retirement in 2015. Edward enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and hunting in his spare time.

Son of the late John W. Sr. and Etta O. (nee Dyer) Terwilliger, Edward was also predeceased by his sisters, Linda Paino, Vivian Rousset, Judy Freeman, and Connie Banghart. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Deborah J. (nee Fischer) Terwilliger; his daughters, Kimberly A. Terwilliger and wife, Stacy Linzenbold, of Rockaway, Tracey L. Whitehead of Albrightsville, PA, Christin L. Mangan and husband, James, of West Dundee, IL; his grandchildren, Kayla and Matthew Whitehead, and Brendan and Sean Mangan; his brother, John W. Terwilliger, Jr. of Gold Key, PA; along with many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life and a time of remembrance will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2019, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Edward's home in the Marksboro section of Frelinghuysen Township.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 22116.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton. Online condolences may be offered at

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Celebration of Life
Celebration of Life
Frelinghuysen Twp., NJ US 07825
Sunday, June 2, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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