Terry E. Lehnen 1946-2019 Old Forge Terry E. Lehnen, 73, of Old Forge, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 6, 2019 in the privacy of her home. She was born on May 28, 1946 in Old Forge, the daughter of Leroy and Dorothy Una (Stark) Deis. Terry was a graduate of Town of Webb School and continued her education graduating from the Utica School of Commerce. On September 11, 1965, she was united in marriage to Robert R. Lehnen in Old Forge and shared a blessed union of 53 years until his passing in June 2018. Terry was employed with Frontier Telephone Company as an operator and later with the Old Forge Hardware & Furniture Store as their bookkeeper until her retirement in 2012. She was a member of Niccolls Memorial Presbyterian Church, former Captain and EMT with the Old Forge Ambulance Corps and was involved with many Adirondack community theater productions. Terry was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She took great pleasure crocheting and knitting with her group at the Hardware Store. Terry also enjoyed going on motorcycle rides with her husband. Surviving are her daughters, Nicki (John) Baurer, St. Augustine, FL and Dawn (Norman) Pfendler, Boonville; grandchildren, Kimberly Pfendler and Terry Pfendler; great grandchildren, Kaiden Pfendler and Mae Nellenbach; sister, Jean (Ray) Yamane, Half Moon Bay, CA; brother, Lawrence (Michelle) Deis, Alfed, NY and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Lorraine (Sal) Russo, Georgina (David) Hollister and brothers, Burton (Nivea) Deis, Lloyd Deis, John (Janet) Deis, Tom (Becky) Deis and Roscoe Deis Terry’s family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Old Forge Fire Dept. and Ambulance Corps. and her several close neighbors for all their care and compassion. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday from 2-4 pm at Dimbleby Funeral Homes, Inc., 128 Fern Ave., Old Forge. Funeral services will commence at the conclusion of visitation with Rev. Loril Hawk officiating.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Terry E Lehnen 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Holland Patent, state: New York