Terry Bentz

Obituary of Terry L. Bentz

Terry L. Bentz, 65 passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a brief illness on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Albany Medical Center. Terry was born in Amsterdam, NY in 1953.  He was the son of Donald and Claire Bentz.  

Terry was a plumber by trade at Beechnut Lifesavers for a number of years and later worked at Wal-mart until his retirement.  Terry was a little college coach in Canajoharie and he also wrestled for the Tri-valley league; receiving a Most Valuable Player award.  

Terry was predeceased by his parents Donald and Claire Bentz.  Terry is survived by his wife, Deborah of Canajoharie; Son Mark A. Bentz; brother Glenn Bentz of Canajoharie, sister Sherry Wilson Bentz of Canajoharie; Step-Brother Ron Bentz of Fort Plain and several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.


The services will be held at Houghtailing & Smith of Canajoharie on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Viewing will be from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, the funeral service will be from 11:00 - 12:00 PM and grave side burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery (San Flats), 296 Martin Rd, Fonda, NY immediately following the funeral.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016

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