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Terry Wayne Frantz

December 22, 1948 — July 25, 2022

Terry Wayne Frantz age 73 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Monday, July 25, 2022, in Donnell House, Washington, with his family by his side. He was born December 22, 1948, in Canonsburg a son of the late Bernard and Jane Gallagher Frantz. Raised in Houston, Terry was a graduate of Chartiers-Houston Sr. High School where he still holds the record for discus throwing.  He proudly served in the second division of the United States Marine Corps as a Corporal in Viet Nam. Terry had been employed with Fraizer-Simplex, Jessop Steel, McGraw Edison and prior to his retirement in 2011 was a machinist with Trinity Industries. He lived in the Canonsburg Houston area his entire life and was a member of the VFW Post 191 of Canonsburg, the American Legion Post 902 of Houston, the White Eagles Society, the PNU of Canonsburg and the Fraternal Order of Eagles of Andover, Ohio. Terry enjoyed wintering in Florida and spending time at Holiday Camplands in Andover, fishing and playing some golf with his beloved companion of 34 years, Joyce Lipari who survives. Also left behind to cherish his memory are his daughter Rebecca Frantz Dolanch and her husband Hunter of Claysville, Joyces son “PJ” Lipari and his wife Deyka of Canonsburg his brother Rick Frantz and his wife Sharon of Houston, his dear grandchildren, Madison, Abigail, Gabriella and Brantley Dolanch, Dayja and Justin Lipari, his brother-in-law Larry Scears of Houston and several nieces and nephews. Deceased in addition to his parents is his sister Nancy Frantz. At Terry’s request there will be no public visitation or services. Private interment with full military honors be the VFW Post 191 Honor Guard and the United States Marine Corp in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Twp.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted into the care of Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120. To view or extend condolences please visit

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