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Frank J. Terkovich

July 13, 1931 ~ May 25, 2019 (age 87)
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TERKOVICH, Frank J., 87, of Spring Hill, Florida, died Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the HPH Hospice Care Center.

He was born July 13, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois and came to Tampa in 1969 and relocated to Spring Hill in 1972.

He was a retired Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force and a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars.  He was the owner of Franks Natural Foods in Brooksville, President of National Alliance (NAMI) for the mentally ill and a parishioner of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Fred Terkovich.  He is survived by wife of 66 years: Margaret "Marge" Terkovich; sons and daughter-in-law: Francis “Frank” J. Terkovich and Chris P. Terkovich, both of Brooksville, Florida and Fred H. & Sandy Terkovich of Ridge Manor, Florida; daughters and son-in-law: Ann Mary Hines of Spring Hill, Florida, Amy Rose of Brooksville, Florida and Mary Jane & David Maynard of San Antonio, Florida; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.  

A Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm, Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill Chapel.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30am, Friday, May 31, 2019 St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church.  Burial with full military honors  will follow at Florida National Cemetery.

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