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Terry Horigan Bier

Born: Tue., Mar. 15, 1955
Died: Thu., Dec. 17, 2009

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Terry Horigan Bier, age 54, died December 17, 2009 from advanced breast cancer. She was at home on Kepple Road, Sarver, PA, under hospice care. Terry was born March 15, 1955 in Detroit, MI, to Walter Lee Horigan and Flora Thomas Horigan, both deceased.

Terry was a life-long member of the Church of the New Jerusalem and worshiped at the Sower's Chapel, Sarver. After attending the church's Bryn Athyn College (Bryn Athyn, PA) she became engrossed in a life of agriculture, including her work on the Daniel Patton farm, Slate Lick, PA, for many years. Her particular interests were sustainable agriculture, gardening, homesteading and the outdoors. She was a member of PA Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA).

She is survived by her husband of 29 years Charles W. Bier (Sarver, PA), son Graham T. Bier (York, England) and daughter Raven L. Bier (Santa Barbara, CA), and also her 4 siblings: Lynne Pendleton (Gaborone, Botswana), Walter L. Horigan (Bryn Athyn, PA), Bruce Horigan (Glenview, IL) and N. Wade Horigan (Ventura, CA).

Terry is to be interred in a private ceremony at Slate Lick Cemetery, following her wishes for simple and green burial, per arrangements by Redmond Funeral Home, Freeport, PA. A memorial service will be arranged at a later date. To send a condolence visit, www.redmondfuneralhomeinc.com

In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorial contributions be sent to the PASA Annual Fund at P.O. Box 419, Millheim, PA 16854, or made at http://www.pasafarming.org/support-us/give. PASA is a 501(c) charitable organization.

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