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Terry Niver, Sr.

Obituary of Terry L. Niver, Sr.

Terry L. Niver, Sr.

Olean, NY     Terry L. Niver, Sr., 72, of 607 W. Henley St. passed away suddenly at home on Friday (November 15, 2019).

Born May 29, 1947 in Cuba, NY he was the son of Glenn W. and Marguerite I. Dillon Niver.

Terry was raised in Olean and graduated from Salamanca High School.  He then enlisted in the US Army where he served during the Vietnam War.

He had been employed for 43 years at Dresser Rand prior to his retirement.

Terry enjoyed being home and was nourished by daily contact with his family.  He also had a soft spot for cats and opened his heart and home to stray ones.  His current pals were named Gracie, Elli, Fred and Stretch.  

He is survived by 4 children Terry (Hillary) Niver, Jr. of Rochester, Andrew Niver of Olean, Erica (Kevin Kenyon) Niver of Olean and Abbey (Mike Babb) Niver of Olean; 4 grandchildren Carlyn Niver, Jesse Niver, Ashlyn Niver and Lena Phillips; 1 sister Elaine (Joseph) Dwyer of Olean; 1 brother Logan (Nyleen) Birnie of Washington, UT and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents Glenn Niver and Marguerite Niver Kuite; his first wife Carlyn Jimerson Niver in1971; his stepfather Joseph Kuite and a stepbrother Mark Kuite.

Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Saturday (November 23, 2019) from noon until 2pm at the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, 3128 W. State Rd. Olean.  A funeral service will begin at 2pm in the funeral home.  

Memorials may be made to the Cattaraugus County SPCA, PO Box 375, Olean, NY 14760.

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