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Terence K. Nester

February 9, 1949 - August 10, 2018

Burial Date August 17, 2018

Funeral Home Pawlak Funeral Home

Cemetery Roselawn Memorial Park

Church St. Joseph Catholic Church

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Terence K. Nester, 69, of Erie, passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, August 10, 2018. Born in Toledo on February 9, 1949, he was the son of George and Phyllis (Meyer) Nester. He married Sharon Bonneau on October 24, 1969, and they have been married just short of 49 years. Terry was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Erie. He retired in 2015, after 48 years in the printing industry. Loving Husband, Father, Papa, Brother, Uncle and Friend, he loved to spend time with his extended family and friends. He will be remembered for his humor and ability to make everyone laugh. Terry was an avid bowler, serving over the years as Director and Vice President of the TBA, Delegate of the ABC National Convention, Director of the Elks National Bowling Association and Officer of many leagues in the Toledo area. He was also an active member of the Toledo-Sylvania Elks #53, serving both as Trustee and Volunteer. His love of music has always shone through, whether he was dancing around at home, playing music on Saturday mornings or using his beautiful voice to sing O’ Holy Night on Christmas Eve.

Terry leaves behind many broken hearts, including his wife, Sharon; sons Kenneth (Karen) Nester and John Nester; daughter Jennifer (Julius) Jacobs. Also left to cherish his memory are his grandchildren, Nathaniel and Aryn Nester and Pamela and Rebekah Jacobs. His brothers and sisters, Gary (Katty) Nester; Lawrence (Stacey) Nester; Judith (Rick) Kranz; Michael (Judy) Nester; Mary (Larry) Casteel; Catherine (Dennis) Oehlers; Ann (Victor) Bolla; Sisters and Brothers-in-law Dolores and Ken Nixon; Rick and Kathy Bunge also survive along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his Sister-in-law, Pamela Bunge.

Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m., Thursday, August 16, 2018, at Michael W. Pawlak Funeral Home, 1640 Smith Road, (at Jackman) Temperance, where an Elks service will be held at 6:00 pm and a prayer service to follow at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 17, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2214 Manhattan Street, Erie, MI where he will lie in-state after 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Joseph School, Erie, MI.