Terry J. Carmody
October 6, 1940 to March 29, 2013
A loving husband, father, and papa, Terry passed away peacefully on Friday with his family by his side. After graduating from Riordan High School in San Francisco, Terry enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He later went on to receive his degree at USF. Terry joined the Santa Clara Police Department in 1962 and retired after 33 years of service as a Captain. He was an active member and past president of the Rotary Club of Santa Clara. His interests included going on cruises, playing golf and most of all spending time with his family. Terry was the loving husband to Betty for 48 wonderful years. He was the devoted father to Julie Chamberlain (John), Lisa Cole, and Brian Carmody (Claudia). Terry was the proud papa to Megan, Sean and Kyle Chamberlain, Lindsey and Kassidy Cole, and Braden and Benjamin Carmody. He is also survived by this brother, Timothy Carmody. Terry touched many lives and will be dearly missed by both family and friends. Family and friends are invited to visit Wed. April 3rd from 6 to 9pm with a Rosary at 7 pm at Lima Family Santa Clara Mortuary, 466 N Winchester Blvd. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thurs. April 4th at 10 am at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 200 O'Connor Dr, San Jose. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made in Terry's honor to the Cancer Center at El Camino Hospital, 2490 Hospital Dr, Ste 111, Mtn. View, CA 94040.