Terrence B. “Terry” DeLoughary

Terry DeLoughary

ESCANABA, MI – Terrence B. “Terry” DeLoughary, 84, of Bark River, passed away on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023, at OSF St. Francis Hospital.

He was born on February 12th, 1938, in Escanaba, the son of Harold T. and Leona A. (Kaiser) DeLoughary. Terry was raised in the Eustis area and graduated from Bark River-Harris High School.

On September 27th, 1958, Terry married Rosemary S. Mokszycke, at St. George Church in Bark River.

Terry worked for American Breeders Service from 1958 until the time that the was employed with Mead Paper in 1968, he retired from Mead in 2000. He was the proud owner and operator of DeLoughary’s Sugar Bush from 1976-2008, which was the world’s largest producer of pure maple cream from 1992-1998, and the largest producer of maple sugar in Michigan from 1992-2008. Terry was also a shiitake mushroom trainer.

He was an avid Detroit Lions, Tigers, Red Wings, and Pistons fan, and enjoyed cheering on the Michigan Wolverines.

Terry was a member of both the Michigan Maple Syrup Association and the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers.

Among survivors include his wife, Rosemary of Bark River; children, Carmel (Dave) Frazier of Trenary, Lynn DeLoughary of Negaunee, Donna DeLoughary of Trenary, Christopher DeLoughary of Bark River, Kevin (Beth) DeLoughary of Ishpeming, and Paul DeLoughary of Bark River; 14 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren and sister, Katherine Bower of Bark River.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings: Beatrice Feldhusen, Patricia Szczygiel, Marie Neubauer, and Elorine Mott.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 11th from 10 a.m., to noon at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12:30 p.m., at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bark River, with Rev. Darryl Pepin officiating.

Burial will take place in the Bark River Twp. Cemetery.

A message of condolence may be directed to the family by visiting www.crawfordfuneralhomes.net.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting with the arrangements.