John Terrents "Terry" Lennon

Birth Date: 
Monday, June 20, 1932
Date of Passing: 
Monday, June 4, 2018

WOOSTER – John Terrents “Terry” Lennon, 85, of Wooster passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Glendora Health Care Center.

He was born June 20, 1932 in Coshocton, the son of John Arthur and Mary Alice Stocker Lennon.  He married Sara “Sally” Laird on February 15, 1958.  She survives.

He had worked as a lineman for Ohio Power (AEP) for 37-1/2 years.  He attended the Trinity United Church of Christ, loved playing euchre, going to the Hard Hat for breakfast and watching Jaret’s baseball games.  His favorite vacation was a canoe trip from Loudonville to Coshocton with the boys.

He proudly served his country with the US Air Force during the Korean War and while stationed in Japan was the underwater distance champion.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Sara, are his children, Mary Louise (Cory) Allen of Victoria, Texas and Jon (Lora) Lennon of Wooster; brothers and sister-in-law, John R. Laird and Susan (Robert) Kestler both of Coshocton and Raymond Emler of Florida; grandchildren, Ashley (David) Spar of Wooster, Jonathan Stuart Lennon of Maryland, Clara Grace (Josh Pritchard) Allen of Austin, Texas and Jaret Scott Lennon of Wooster.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother James R. Lennon and a sister, Phyllis Emler.

There will be no calling hours or services.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Those who wish, may make memorial contributions to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

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LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691


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Terry and I have been friends for many years, we were both journeyman linemen for Ohio Power Company. My prayers to his family in this very difficult time. Terry was a good man and it was always a pleasure to know him.

My deepest prayers and condolences for Terry and his family. I remember that canoe trip well, it was a highlight of my childhood. Terry is as tough as they come and had a great demeanor for all us kids. I am very privileged to have Jon and his family in my life. Love you all

Deepest Sympthy to the Lennon Family. I worked with J T on the Line Crew as we always had fun no matter what job or enviroment detailed. JT and I being in the military new what is to be expected. Was very proud of his duty in the Air Force, his family and their event’s and working the hazards of being a Line Man for Ohio Power. JT will not be forgotten by those who knew him. Fly High off to the Blue Yonder.

I’m so sorry to read about Terry, Sally. He was always very kind when I saw him at Freedlanders. You were very sweet and worked in the office for Mt. Lehman. My maiden name is Freedlander. Sending prayers to you and your family.

Sorry Everyone to hear about Terry

So sorry for your loss, Sally. Deepest sympathy for you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

So sorry for your loss, Sally. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

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