|(Monday - November
23, 2020) - Terry "Mac" McDermott, age 81, of Iron Mountain, passed away
on Friday, Nov. 20, at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara.
Terry was born February 13th, 1939 in Detroit, son of the late Clarence
and Ival (Fine) McDermott. He grew up in the Detroit area and after high
school, he enlisted into the Army National Guard. He married the love of
his life, Beverly Foster, on June 5th in 1965. Terry attended barber
school and owned his own shop in Detroit for many years. He was also
employed at General Motors for over ten years before he and his closest
friend, who also happened to be his brother Rod, purchased Pro Golf
Discount in Ann Arbor, and operated it for over ten years. In 2003 he
retired to this area to be closer to his family, the center of his life.
Terry was a member of St. Mary Queen of Peace Church of Kingsford.
He was an avid pool player and belonged to many leagues. He was also a
passionate collector and loved to frequent thrift shops and local garage
sales. Terry's favorite pastime was watching his grandchildren in all
their sports and activities. He never missed and was their biggest fan.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother,
Rodney and his step-father, Carl Magnee.
Terry is survived by
his wife, Beverly; daughters, Debby (Jerry Roberge) Wahoviak of
Kingsford and Kelly Burgess of Iron Mountain; grandchildren, Cole
Wahoviak, Luke Wahoviak, Molly Wahoviak, Jack Burgess and Samuel (Jayde
Peterson) Burgess; and nephews, Kevin (Ann Marie) McDermott and Mickey
A mass of Christian burial will be held at a later
date. Burial will be at Iron Mountain Cemetery Park.
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The family has entrusted Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron
Mountain with the arrangements.