HEAD, Terry - We are saddened to announce the death of Terry Christopher Head, in his 50th year, on Sunday November 17, 2019. Terry was originally from Bowmanville and currently lived in London. Terry will be lovingly remembered by Ken Whatman, by his parents Sharon and Barry Head of Newcastle, and by the whole congregation of First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London.
Terry began his journey in music at the piano at the age of 6. He was loved and respected wherever he played his song. While completing his undergraduate degree in Performance at Western, he was Organist at Ilderton Anglican Church. At Emmanuel College, University of Toronto, he attained his Masters Degree in Sacred Music and was also a graduate of the Glen Gould School, at the Royal Conservatory of Music. Terry’s calling to the ministry of music leadership and performance led him to Maplegrove United Church, St. Andrew’s United Church in Peterborough, Bridge Street United Church in Belleville, and for the last 3 years, First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London. Terry was an Executive member of the London Centre of Royal Canadian College of Organists, Music United Convenor for the Antler River Watershed Region, and Vice President and Chair of the Program Committee for the Ontario Guild of English Handbell Ringers. Terry was also a brilliant chef and a masterful seamster. Above all, Terry was a thoughtful, caring, authentic, faithful person, who was much loved and will be dearly missed.
Visitation on Monday, November 25 from 7-9 pm at First-St. Andrew’s United Church, 350 Queens Ave. at Waterloo, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, November 26 at 11 am. Visitation will also precede the service from 10-11 am on Tuesday. A reception will follow the service. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery the following day, November 27. Memorial contributions to Music at First-St. Andrew’s United Church would be appreciated.
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