In Memorian

John Terray

John Terray, 92, of Coaldale, died Wednesday in Hazleton. He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Hontz) Terray.

Prior to retiring, he worked for the No. 9 Colliery, Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company.

He was a son of the late John and Anna (Rebarchak) Terray.

John was a member of St. John Slovak Lutheran Church, Lansford.

A graduate of the former Coaldale High School, he was an associate member of the Coaldale American Legion.

The last immediate member of his family, he is survived by grandchildren, John H. Terray of Dovel, Del., and his fiancee, Melissa, Jeff of Bechtelsville, Cheryl, wife of Steve Honn in Georgia, Dorothy, wife of Nathan Deliere in Louisianna, and Amanda Terray of Dover, Del. and her fiance, Bradley; great-grandchildren, Ryker Steele Terray, Locklyn Hope Terray, Chelsea, Courtney, Dillon and Daphny Carver, Ashley and Aaron Honn and Sloan Bradley; several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a son, John J. Terray III, who died in 2006; a brother, Robert Terray; a sister, Anna Latella.

Service: 11 a.m., Saturday, 130 E. Ridge St., Coaldale, with the Rev. Marjorie Keiter officiating. Interment, Sky-View Memorial Park, Hometown. Call 9-11 a.m., Saturday, in Coaldale. Arrangements by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 500 E. Broad St., Tamaqua. Online condolences at

Published in Times News on Nov. 17, 2016

Note: Alumnus ...CHS 1941