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“Our condolences. Mr. Terlaga was a nice guy. I always felt welcome, especially on the sports courts and fields we turned the driveway and yard into. ”
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Stanley "Stan" Terlaga, 96, of South Windsor, formerly of Windsor, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2016 at Manchester Manor Nursing Home, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Jeanette; his children; Kamila Drumm of Billerica, MA, Kelvin Terlaga of Wilmington, MA, and Maryanne Benoit of South Windsor, CT.; his 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Kory Terlaga of Piedmont, Missouri. Born in Shelton, CT to Mary and Joseph Terlaga, Stan was raised in a loving and hardworking family. He proudly served his country in the Air Force and was a veteran of WWII. Following the war, after a brief time in Texas, he moved to Windsor, CT and settled in to a long and successful career at Kaman Aerospace. Stan was an avid golfer and passed along the love of the game to his sons. He enjoyed playing cards, doing crossword puzzles and gardening. He had a passion for woodworking, and spent many hours on various carpentry projects. He was a devoted husband and father, who always put his family first. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, often helping them out with an abundance of household chores. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2016, 10:30 a.m., at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 673 Ellington Rd., South Windsor. Burial will follow with Military Honors at Windsor Veteran's Memorial Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, PO Box 628 Hartford, CT 06103. Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home in South Windsor has care of the arrangements. Please visit us at for online condolences and guest book.