Terence ‘Terry’ McDowell, 77

Terence “Terry” McDowell of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. He was born on Oct. 15, 1940.

McDowell graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1963 and shortly thereafter began a 40-plus-year career with the Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau.

McDowell is survived by his wife, Joyce; his son, James, and his wife, Caryn, and his granddaughters Juliana and Lara McDowell. He was also “Grandpa” to Claire, Amelia and Phoebe Baker, Madison Coviello and Amanda J. Brasure; and is also survived by two sisters; his sister-in-law; five nieces; and several great-nieces and nephews.

No services were planned. Arrangements were by Watson-Yates Funeral Home & Crematorium, Seaford, Del. Condolences may be sent online at www.watsonyatesfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial donations to Helping Hands Food Bank; 34180 Omar Rd.; Frankford, DE 19945, or to Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care; 220 Continental Dr.; Ste. 407, Newark, DE 19713.