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November 25, 2015 Current Issue Home

Donald Lynn Terboss, 76, of Hallstead, PA passed away on November 20, 2015. He was predeceased by his wife, Lena M. Terboss, parents, Wilfred and Mildred Terboss, siblings, Robert Terboss, Joanne Honeychuck, and a son-in-law, Larry Travis.

He is survived by his daughters, Kristy and John Benscoter, Marci Horne, and Amy Travis; many grandchildren including, Jenna Collins, Kristy Tyler, Jacob Bliss, and Jordan Bliss; step children, Smiley Burnett, Jim Burnett, Tim Burnett, Rick Burnett, Skip Burnett, and Tina Roettenbacher; three sisters, Karen and Lynn Wrighter, Sandy and Emerson Fiske, and Linda Terboss; several nieces, nephews, a great granddaughter, and many extended family members and friends; and his faithful companion, Buster.

Lynn enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, and gardening. He was a proud veteran and served with the US Army. Lynn had many fond memories of his time in the military. He was formerly employed with Anetec and International Paper.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 28, 2015 at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Inc. Hallstead, PA. Friends may call from 1-2 prior to the service. Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the National Kidney Foundation at where a matching challenge will double your donation.

Eugene John Rizzo

Eugene John Rizzo, Sr., 79, went to be with his Lord on November 13, 2015. He passed away peacefully at his home with his family around him. His wife of 56 years is the former Julia Wilcox. He was the son of the late Eugene (Jimmy) and Mildred Thomas Rizzo and had grown up on a dairy farm near West Lenox. Gene graduated from Harford High School in 1954 and earned an Associate Degree in Electrical Technology in 1986.

He served in the US Army from 1955 to 1958 and was retired from careers at GAF and IBM. He was a long time member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in New Milford where he served on the Vestry. He was a member of the Masonic Bluestone Lodge #338, F&AM and had served on the New Milford Borough Council for many years.

Also surviving are two sons, Eugene J. Rizzo of Jackson, NJ, Dean H. Rizzo of Chouteau, OK; a daughter, Patricia M. Rizzo of Red Bank, NJ; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two sisters; Martha Jenkins of Harford, Beverly Cooley of DeRidder, LA; a brother Myron Rizzo of Largo, FL; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard David Rizzo who died in 1955.

A celebration of Gene's life is planned for Saturday, December 5, 2015 from noon until 4pm at the Parish House of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 1148 Main St., New Milford, PA. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Lourdes Foundation-Geller Oncology Fund, Lourdes Hospital, 169 Riverside Dr., Binghamton, NY 13905 and Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Dr., Wilkes Barre, PA 18702.

Arrangements by the Jacob Davis Funeral Home, 422 S. Main St., Taylor, PA.

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