Steven F. Terris Obituary

Steven F.  Terris
Steven F. Terris

August 8, 1921 - August 29, 2019
Born in Olyphant, Pennsylvania
Resided in Somerset, New Jersey


Steven Foster Terris passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the age of 98. He was born in Olyphant, Pennsylvania and resided in Franklin Township before relocating to Somerset, NJ. After graduating from Bound Brook High School, Steven attended the University of Rochester before serving in the Naval Air Corp as a Flight Engineer during World War II. Following the war, he continued his studies at Rochester graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree. He enjoyed a long career in science and technology, working for companies such as Univac and Remington Rand. Steven was also a member of the American Legion Post 12, the Canal Walk Veterans Club and several other Veteran affiliations. He is predeceased by his brothers and sisters: Theodore, Michael, Metro, Anne Utasi, and Mary Malko; and a devoted uncle to his nieces and nephews. An avid golfer, Steven was a fervent fan of the NY Yankees and an enthusiastic harmonica player.
He will be dearly missed and fondly remembered.

Visitation will be 7-8pm Thursday and 9-10am Friday at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville followed by a 10:30am mass at Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Church, 122 High Street, South Bound Brook. Interment will follow at Cemetery of the Resurrection in Piscataway.

In lieu of flowers: Donations may be made to the Disabled Veterans of America Foundation. To send condolences to the family,




Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Thursday, September 5, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Friday, September 6, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Our Lady of Mercy RC Church
122 High Street
South Bound Brook, NJ US 08880
Friday, September 6, 2019
10:30 AM
Resurrection Cemetery
899 Lincoln Ave
Piscataway, NJ US 08854
Friday, September 6, 2019


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