Terry Charnecki, 65, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012 after a brief illness. He was born in Fairmont, Minnesota, a son of the late Michael Louis and Marie Theresa Korolewski Charnecki; A resident of Newport News for 28 years, Terry retired from the US Navy as MNC, where he was an Explosives Specialist.
Aside from his parents, Terry was preceded in death by his sister Barbara Charnecki. He is survived by his wife of 4 years, Alfreda Townes; sons Michael Charnecki and wife Theresa and Anthony Charnecki and wife Jennifer; daughters, Kathryn Wilson and husband James, Susana Charnecki and Kristina Charnecki; grandchildren, Brandon, John, Isabella, Sophia, Jocelyn, Patricia, Ashley and Zachary; brother, Gary Charnecki of Fairmont, MN; sister Karen Brammer of Saukville, WI.
A celebration of Terry's life will be held Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 11:00 am at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be directed to Disabled American Veterans organization, Roanoke VA, http://www.dav.org/donate/FAQ.aspx.
Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, VA 23666.
Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.