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Terrence S. Higgins, 77, of Concord Twp., passed away July 23, 2018 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born June 14, 1941 in Painesville.

Mr. Higgins was a teacher with the Mentor Public Schools for 24 years. Before his stint with Mentor, he also taught in the Berea School system.

He loved being a Dad and Grandpa, music, playing golf as much as possible, and reading every book he could get his hands on.

Survivors are his wife of 51 years, Mary (Lazzari); children, Kerri Higgins, and John (Cynthia) Higgins; grandchildren, Colleen, Abbie, and Emily Higgins; his sister, Barbara (Dennis) Brengartner; and his brother, James (Betty) Higgins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Isobel Higgins.

A celebration of Terrence's life will be held from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060. Private family inurnment will be held at Concord Twp. Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions may be made The Lexington Brass Band, 161 North Mill Street, Lexington, KY 40507, or directly through

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