Teresa Becker

UNION SPRINGS, N.Y. – Teresa “Terri” Lanterman Becker, 59, of Union Springs, died Thursday from complications of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).

Terri was born May 5, 1954 in Salem, Ohio.

She worked as Director of Youth Development for Cornell Cooperative Extension in Madison County, before her retirement in 2012, due to her illness.

She received a Masters’ Degree in Education from SUNY Oswego. She was a life member of the NYS 4 H Agents Association, a member and past president of the State Capital Days Commission, and received the NYS Cooperative Extension Agents Distinguished Service Award.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Larry Lanterman, in 1999.

Surviving are her husband, David; daughter Alida (Tom) Smith of Dryden; son Grant (Maria) Lanterman of Endwell; step-son Brian (Kelly) Becker of Penfield; brother Sam (Jeanette) Douglass of Bloomington, Ill.; sisters Karen (James) Bauser of Houston, TX, and Erle (Danny) Blake of Columbia, SC; four grandchildren, Connor, Aryana, Ashley and Peter, and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10:30 AM Friday in Fleming Federated Church, Fleming. Burial will be in Cool Springs Cemetery, Leetonia, OH.

Calling hours will be held Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, 49 Jordan St., Skaneateles, NY (315/685-5224).

Contributions may be made to the Fleming Federated Church c/o Denise Bogliono 1798 Delaney Rd. Union Springs, NY 13160.

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