James R. Terrana, 65, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed from this life on February 22, 2021 at Erie County Medical Center. He was born on April 26, 1955 in Niagara Falls, NY.
James proudly served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged on June 26, 1974. While serving, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Marksman Rifle Badge. James worked at E.I. Dupont, Keyser Cadillac and various other body shops throughout Western New York. He volunteered as a pitt crew member at numerous racetracks in the local area. James loved animals and was a longtime foster and volunteer to the SPCA.
James is survived by his mother, Joyce (nee Richmond) Terrana; daughters, Justina Terrana and Nicole Sell; several grandchildren; a brother, Robert Terrana and a host of other family and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Frank Terrana.
The family will be present on Sunday, February 28th from 3-6 p.m. at the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007) where a Life Celebration will begin at 6:00 p.m., concluding with Military Honors. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers donations to the SPCA of Niagara. Masks and social distancing will be required for your safety at all gatherings. Thank you for your support and understanding. Professional arrangements are under care of Michael R. Goodlander. Share condolences and memories at facebook.com/goodlandercares and GOODLANDERCARES.com
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