Miguel Tersy, 90, passed away on April 1, 2021 in Silver Spring, MD. He was born in Palma
Soriano, Cuba on June 13, 1930 to the late Edito Tersy and Maria Sanchez Tersy. He married the
love of his life Marta Puig on Jan. 2, 1960. He worked for the Ford Motor Company in the
Mawah, NJ plant as an assembly worker for 12 years. He is predeceased by his sister, Edita and
his brother Luis Manuel. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his two brothers: Quintin Raul
Tersy and Guillermo Tersy; two sisters: Adela Perez and Josefa Hernandez; his three children:
Miguel Tersy (Teresa), Jorge Tersy (Aimee) and Barbara Martinez (Carlos); his beloved six
grandchildren: Alex Tersy, Rebecca Tersy, Marisa Tersy, Zachery Martinez, Joshua Martinez
(Molly), and Seth Martinez and numerous nieces and nephews.
Prior to moving to Maryland, Miguel lived in West New York, NJ and was cherished by not only
family, but many friends and special neighbors. Miguel loved spending time with his family and
sharing memories of life in Cuba. Miguel never met a stranger. In lieu of flowers, contributions
can be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, In Memory of Miguel Tersy - Fundraising For
Muscular Dystrophy Association (donordrive.com) .
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