WILMINGTON — Terence Joseph “Terry” Constable, 79, passed away Monday, May 10, 2021. Terry was born in Buffalo, New York, April 6, 1942, to Theodore Constable and Clara McMullen Constable.
Terry was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Vietnam as a combat medic and later as an environmental health specialist, retiring with over 22 years of service. After his military retirement, he began a second career at WORK Inc., serving adults with special needs in Quincy, Massachusetts. He retired and moved to Wilmington 15 years ago.
He is survived by his wife, Carmen Martinez Constable; son, Terence Constable Jr., and his wife, Debbie; daughter, Melissa Constable Musliner; grandchildren, Jessica, Tony, Tyler, Austin and Kevin; great-grandchildren Allison, Lindsay, Erika and Tanner; brother, Norman Constable, and his wife, Dodie; and beloved dog, “Belle.” He was preceded in death by a grandson, Terence Joseph Constable III; siblings, Ronald, Theodore, Maureen, Sharon, Carma “Dolly” and Barbara; and his four-legged buddy, Barky.
A celebration of life ceremony will be held at noon, Friday, May 14, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel, 1535 South 41st St., Wilmington. The service will be available online for those who cannot attend in person. Interment will take place in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center Foundation, New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Unit or charity of your choice.
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