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Rachel Lynn
Terpening

September 15, 1963 – July 27, 2018

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Obituary for Rachel Lynn Terpening

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Rachel Lynn Terpening, 54, of Union Center Road, Ulster Park, Town of Esopus, died Friday, July 27th, 2018 at HealthAlliance Hospital, Broadway Campus.

She was born in Kingston, New York on September 15th, 1963, a daughter of the late Thomas Stisi and Priscilla (Stisi) Soura.

Rachel was employed for over 10 ten years as a packer for Mott's Apple Farm in Ulster Park, where she met her husband, Louis C. Terpening Jr. She later became employed as an assembler at Dyno Nobel also in Esopus.

Rachel attended Ulster BOCES VOTEC in Port Ewen where she earned her certification as a certified nursing assistant (CNA), subsequently working for Unlimited Care, a home health care service in Kingston.

She enjoyed gardening and crocheting, and loved animals, especially her dogs, Rocky and Milo. Most paramount in her life were her four grandchildren, Jordan, Eric Jr., Zachary and Ryan Fuller.

Rachel is survived by her husband of 24 years, Louis C. Terpening Jr., three daughters, Mandy Fuller, and her husband Eric Sr., of Esopus, Amie Terpening of Esopus, and Louellen Terpening, and her fiance Cory, of Ulster Park, four brothers, Thomas Stisi Jr. of Arizona, Scott Stisi of Nebraska, Roger and Jimmy Justice of Saugerties, her four grandchildren, Jordan, Eric Jr., Zachary and Ryan Fuller, and her dear friend, Deborah Lake of Florida. Many brothers and sisters in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

In addition to her parents, she is also predeceased by one son, Ralphie Edward Cogswell III.

The service will begin at 3:45 pm on Saturday, Aug. 4th, at the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm. Cremation was held at Wiltwyck Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Rachel's memory to either:
Town of Esopus Volunteer Ambulance Squad, PO Box 910, Port Ewen, NY 12466
or
Ronald McDonald House Charities, 139 S Lake Ave, Albany, NY 12208

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First Visitation

When Saturday, August 4th, 2018 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Location
Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home
Address
339 Broadway
Ulster Park, NY 12487
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Memorial Service Information

When
Saturday, August 4th, 2018 3:45pm
Officiating
Pastor Joseph Mitchell
Location
Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home
Address
339 Broadway
Ulster Park, NY 12487
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