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Obituary: Mangan, Terence Joseph

MANGAN, Terence Joseph (Age 76) Of Dumfries, VA, passed away on December 22, 2014.

An inactive ordained Roman Catholic priest of the Oratorian order, Terry dedicated over 35 years of his life to local and federal law enforcement.

He served as a leadership and counter-terrorism instructor for the Federal Bureau of Investigation after retiring as the Police Chief of Spokane, WA.

His other previous positions include Police Chief of Bellingham, WA and Director of Public Safety in the City of Lakewood, CA.

Terry’s biography includes a long list of community involvements, awards, and professional accomplishments.

A devout Catholic, passionate leader, and dedicated public servant, he touched countless lives across the country and around the world.

Terry was a loving father and husband, dear friend, and cherished mentor.

He is survived by his children Sean (Mimi) Mangan and Megan (Bill) Miranda; granddaughter Gillian Mangan; former wife Charlotte Mangan; and siblings Michael Mangan, Kevin (Carmen) Mangan, Patrick Mangan, Maureen Finn, and Kate (Tom) McNamara.

He was predeceased by his brother, Dennis Mangan.

A funeral service will be held on December 30th, 3:00 pm, at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 18825 Fuller Heights Road, Triangle, VA 22172, followed by a remembrance reception at The Globe & Laurel Restaurant in Quantico, VA.

He will be interred with family in Waterville, NY.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Parish or The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

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