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Terrance A. "Terry" Legan

May 24, 1939 October 25, 2018
Terrance A. "Terry" Legan
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Obituary for Terrance A. "Terry" Legan

Legan, Terrance A. “Terry”

Terry A. Legan, 79, of Orland Park, IL, passed away after a two-year struggle with dementia and Parkinson’s disease on October 25, 2018, at Arden Courts in Palos Heights, IL. He was born May 24, 1939, in Joliet, IL, the son of Anthony and Lena Legan.
Terry graduated from Lockport Township High School in 1959. He had a great love of and talent for music and performed in the school band, including serving as drum major. He worked at Griffith Laboratories (now Griffith Foods) in Alsip, IL, for 36 years as a principal food scientist. He met Christine Van Der Griend at Miami Bowl in Chicago, and they married in 1966, settling in Summit, IL. They celebrated 52 years of marriage this past October.
Surviving in addition to his wife Christine (Van Der Griend) Legan are his sons James (Larry Dunne) Legan and Christian (Rhonda Mikelenas) Legan; his daughter Jill (Rick) Cipriani; his sister Marianne (Göran) Birgersson; and his brother Dennis (Jeanne) Legan and their three children.

Visitation Monday 3-8 p.m.

Funeral Service Tuesday 10:00 a.m. at the Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151st Street, Orland Park, IL.

Interment Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heartland Hospice (Chicagoland South), 20960 Frankfort Square Road, Suite C, Frankfort, IL 60423 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631.


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Visitation

Monday

29

Oct

3:00 PM 10/29/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/29/2018 8:00:00 PM
Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park

9000 W. 151st St.
Orland Park, IL 60462

Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park
9000 W. 151st St. Orland Park 60462 IL
United States

Service

Tuesday

30

Oct

10:00 AM 10/30/2018 10:00:00 AM
Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park

9000 W. 151st St.
Orland Park, IL 60462

Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park
9000 W. 151st St. Orland Park 60462 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

FAIRMOUNT WILLOW HILLS MEMORIAL PARK Final Resting Place

9100 S. ARCHER AVE.
WILLOW SPRINGS, IL

9100 S. ARCHER AVE. WILLOW SPRINGS IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Heartland Hospice (Chicagoland South)

20960 Frankfort Square Road, Suite C
Frankfort, IL 60423

Alzheimer's Association (Bryn Mawr)

8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Ste. 800
Chicago, IL 60631
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