The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


June 24, 2013

Terry Eugene Kruise

WESTOVER — KRUISE – Terry Eugene, 69, Westover, died June 22, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Born Sept. 28, 1943, in Westover, son of the late Thomas F. and Mary E. (Sybert) Kruise. Preceded in death by son, Terry L. “Teach” Kruise. Survived by wife of 48 years, Kathleen (Bott), Westover; son, Trevor E., and wife, Gayle (Stoltz), Westover; daughter-in-law, Kathleen A. (Mazenko) Kruise, Irvona; grandchildren, Kierstyn, Makenzie, Kamden, Jordan and Kaleb; and brothers, Thomas Kruise, St. Bonafice; Barry Kruise, and wife, Carol (Cunnings), Westover; and Ronald Kruise, and wife, Judy (Johnston), Westover. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Terry was a mechanic for Benjamin Coal Co., worked for IBEW and was a truck driver for Satterlee Oil Co. Member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and was a U.S. Army veteran. Terry loved spending time with his grandchildren, watching baseball and basketball games and loved to hunt and fish. Family and friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Easly-Hindman Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., and from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Father Thaddous Rettger, OFM, officiating. Burial, St. Bernard Cemetery, Hastings. Arrangements in care of Easly-Hindman Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at

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