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Adam A. "Corky" Terra

Obituary for Adam A. "Corky" Terra

June 19, 1927 - January 26, 2020
Havertown, Pennsylvania | Age 92

Beloved Father, Grandfather and Great -Grandfather



Adam "Corkey" Terra, age 92, formerly of Havertown passed away peacefully Sunday morning, January 26th, 2020.

Husband of the late Theresa M. (nee Tagliaferri); brother of the late Paul S. (Helen) Terra, and the late Rita (Andy) DiDonato.
Survived by his son Joseph D. (Deborah), his daughters Bernadette T. (Joseph) Raschilla and Christine M. Terra (Joseph), his 3 granddaughters Kristin, Danielle, and Courtney; his 2 great-grandchildren Christopher and Lilliana, and his companion Angie Cellini.

Adam was a vocational graduate, who shortly after was drafted and served in WWII. After the war, Adam settled down with his late wife Theresa and welcomed their son, Joey into the world on December 24th, 1958. Adam was a skilled mason, and with these talents built a home where he grew his family by 2! On December 11th, 1960, Adam and Theresa completed their family with twins, Bernadette and Christine. Adam and Theresa created a home where the door was always open, and all were welcome. In his spare time, Adam enjoyed rooting for his Philadelphia sports teams and competing in bowling tournaments. Later in life, he met his Partner Angie, and found love in dancing and cruising the Carribean. He cherished moments with his family, his grandchildren, and his great-grandchildren. Anyone who knew Adam knew him as the life of the party. We will always remember his light spirit, great stories, silly faces and the love he had for his family.

Relatives & friends are invited to his Visitation on Thursday, January 30th from 6-8 PM and his Funeral on Friday, January 31st, 9:30 AM – 11 AM at the DANJOLELL Memorial Home of Broomall 2811 West Chester Pike Broomall, PA 19008. Funeral Mass 11:30 AM , St. Pius X Church, Broomall PA 19008

Int. SS Peter & Paul Cemetery.

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2811 West Chester Pike
Broomall, PA 19008
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