Monday, May 26, 1997

Obituary: Terry Piediscalzzi - Class of 1967

MADISON - Terry Piediscalzzi, age 49, died on Friday, May 23, 1997. He was born on December 14, 1947 in Madison. Terry was a graduate of Madison Central High School in 1967. He graduated from Southern Illinois University Law School in Carbondale, Illinois. After graduation he worked for the State of Illinois in the DVR Department in the legal capacity in Springfield, Illinois until his health prevented him from working full time. He then moved back to Madison to be near his family. While back in Madison he did volunteer work for the Brittingham Association and Triangle Ministry. Terry suffered from Congestive heart failure caused by complications from Post Polio Syndrome. He had a loving way with his family and friends. his constant, pleasant personality and sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his parents, Vern and Fauhn Dickens of Madison; a sister, Sherry (Ken) Filter of Shawano; two brothers, Gary (Tari) Piediscalzzi and Dan (Kris) Dickens, both of Madison; five nephews, Eric, Brian, Peter, Sean and Tyler; a grandniece, Veronica; two aunts and an uncle. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Ralph and Adeline Richards. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 28, 1997 at 11:30 a.m. at the GUNDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive with The Reverend William Berg presiding. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park. Friends may call on Tuesday, May 27, 1997 at 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Bruce Baranski, Charla Boley and Joy Drumond for the special care and friendship given by them.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on May 26, 1997 (submitted by Sherry Piediscalzzi-Filter (Class of 1967) who confirmed that her brother, Terry, was also a member of the Class of 1967).

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