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Michael Terrell


Michael Terrell, born on September 7, 1946, passed away surrounded by his family and close friends Saturday, November 11, 2017. He married Debbie Terrell on June 12, 1982.

Michael graduated from Lakewood High School in 1964. He also graduated from Cleveland State University in 1974 with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing. He was the former owner of Gogel Fastener and Industrial Supply Company.

He was an active leader on the Board of Director of Council Tools. Michael was a resident of Medina for 28 years. He was an active parishioner and Eucharistic Minister at Holy Martyrs Church. He enjoyed going to auctions, camping and cheering on his children and grandchildren in their sporting endeavors. He was a clam bake master and a lover of all things Irish.

He is survived by his eight children, Pat (Amy), Kim (Rich) Birsic, Chris (Amy), Heather (Adam) Berry, Melissa (Jeremy) Overbay, Matt (Olivia), Steven (Haeley) and Caitlin; 12 and a half grandchildren, Will, Keely, Abby, Madeline, Callie, Elliott, Morgan, Gabbi, Cooper, Chloe, Mason, Erin and soon to be, Clara.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Virgil and Betty Terrell; brother, David and sisters, Susan Parks and Mary Beth Armstrong.

Friends may join the family for visitation Friday, November 17, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 3477 Medina Road (corner of Rt. 18 and River Styx Road), Medina. Visitation will also be held Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 9 to 10 A.M. before the 10 A.M. Mass at Holy Martyrs Church (please meet at the church). Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Cleveland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Martyrs and any organization that supports studies for Guillain-Barre' Syndrome or

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