Josephine H (Zelias) Turner

Died: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 03, 2018
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Funeral Service

12:00 PM Sat., Feb. 03, 2018

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Josephine H. Turner (Zelias), 96, of Weedsport, passed away peacefully on Jan. 29, 2018 at Auburn Community Hospital.  She is now reunited with her beloved husband, Elias “Doug” Turner, who passed away in 2008.

Mrs. Turner was born on Sept. 12, 1921 in the town of Cato to the late Walter and Mary Worjen Zelias.  She grew up in the town of Elbridge and graduated from Elbridge High School in 1940.  Josie enjoyed working alongside her husband on the family farm for many years.  She looked forward to selling their produce at the Syracuse Regional Market every weekend.  Josie baked delicious pies and was especially famous for her homemade pie crust.

Josie is survived by her daughter, Joanne Terpening (Herb), of Florida; her son, Robert Turner, of Weedsport; grandchildren, Melissa and Andrew (Jennifer Luke) Turner, of Baldwinsville, and Nicole (Michael) Logie, of North Carolina; her two great-granddaughters, Josephine Turner and Evelyn Logie.

In addition to her husband and parents, Josie was predeceased by all her siblings.

Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 3, in the First United Methodist Church, 17 W. Genesee St., Baldwinsville, NY 13027; a funeral service will immediately follow at noon.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Josephine H. Turner may be made to CIMVAC Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 97, Cato, NY 13033.

Arrangements are with White Chapel Funeral Home, 2719 Erie Drive, Weedsport, NY 13166.

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