William Sr.

Obituary of William Turner Sr.

Turner, William Sr. of Elmwood Park at rest in Paterson on July 24, 2004. Devoted husband of the former Frances Mendel. Father of William Turner Jr., Jerry Turner, Frances Degroat, Lori Mires and Lisa Benvenuta. Brother of June Chuck and Hugh Turner. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services at the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd, Totowa, on Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. For more information, go to www.festamemorial.com. OBITUARY William Turner Sr. age 74 of Elmwood Park died Saturday. Born in Paterson, NJ he lived most of his life in Paterson before moving to Elmwood Park 3 years ago. He was an Employee of Witco/Purex Soap Factory, Paterson for many years before retiring. Mr. Turner was a member of the American Legion Post #267, Haledon and was a Korean Conflict Army Veteran. Survivors include his wife: The former Frances Mendel of Elmwood Park, NJ 2 sons: William Turner Jr. of Effort, PA, Jerry Turner of Vailsgate, NY 3 daughters: Frances Degroat of Newburgh, NY, Lori Mires of Apex, NC, Lisa Benvenuta of Elmwood Park, NJ A sister: June Chuck of Lodi, NJ A brother: Hugh Turner of Clifton, NJ Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd, Totowa is in charge of arrangements.
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