Michael J. Terranova, Sr.

Michael J. Terranova, Sr., 78, of East Norriton, PA passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021.


He was born in Philadelphia, Pa on April 10, 1943, the son of the late Salvatore "Tony" and the late Lucy (Boccuti) Terranova.


Michael has lived in East Norriton since 1962 after he moved from West Norriton and South Philadelphia, PA.  He was born and raised in South Philadelphia.  He graduated from Bishop Neumann High School, class of 1961.  He was a member of Visitation B.V.M. RC Church of Trooper, PA, and a member of Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree.


He worked as a Surface Grinder with Philadelphia Gear for over 35 years.


He was the husband of Rosanne (MacAdams) Terranova.


Survivors include his beloved Wife Rosanne Terranova for 57 years of East Norriton, Son Salvatore (& Michele ) Terranova of East Norriton, Son Michael (& Tara-Lynn) Terranova, Jr. of Collegeville, Daughter Tara Ann (& Adam) Smith of Limerick, Sister Anna Terranova of Norristown, Sister Connie (& Michael) Giuffrida of Royersford, Brother Tony (& Debbie) Terranova of Audubon, Brother Frank Terranova of Norristown and Sister Lois (& Rob) Walinchus of Buck Hill Falls.  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Salvatore, Santino "Sonny", Mikayla Rose, Jenna Rose, Zachary, Emily Rose and Lily Anna; as well as many nieces and nephews and brothers and sisters in-law.


Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a granddaughter Bryana.


His Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM from Visitation B.V.M. RC Church, 196 North Trooper Road, Norristown, PA 19403.


Friends may call on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM at the church.


Interment will take place in St. Patrick Cemetery, East Norriton, PA.  


Memorial Contributions may be made in Michael's memory to: Visitation B.V.M. RC Church, 196 North Trooper Road, Norristown, Pa 19403.


Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 19 East Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA, (610) 277-1600