Rutherford, Terry Lynn (Née Bigger) - (1955 - 2019) - passed away peacefully on Thursday September 5, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.
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The family would like to thank all of the nurses at Lakeridge Health who provided compassionate care for Terry in her last three months of life. They are truly all angels.
Terry was born and raised in Niagara Falls. She was educated at the University of Waterloo where she majored in math and English. From there, she went on to work for GM Canada, EDS Canada and finally Hewlett Packard Canada until her retirement in 2013.
Terry was a loving wife and leaves behind her husband Brian Rutherford. Terry was a dedicated mother and embraced every moment with her two daughters Kathryn Rutherford (Jon Ng) and Victoria Rutherford (Ryan Bowness). Terry especially loved her role as grandmother to James Ng and Simon Ng. She treasured every moment with her three sisters Brenda Julie (Rick), Susie Biamonte (Ralph) and Laurie Bigger Niemi (Jeff).
Terry was a member of several golf leagues, the Oshawa Curling Club as well as the Oshawa & Bowmanville Camera Clubs.
Terry spent most of her summers at her family cottage in Haliburton, Ontario. This is where she loved to golf, spend time at the water solving crosswords, and paddling around the lake taking wildlife photographs. Terry won the Soyers Lake wildlife photo competition three years running.
Terry will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends.
Family & friends are invited to attend Terry’s celebration of life on Friday September 13th, 2019 from 2pm-5pm at the Oshawa Curling Club, located at 226 Bond Street in Oshawa.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Durham Region Cancer Foundation or the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.