October 14, 1937 - October 8, 2021
Unionville, New York - Shirley E. Turse, age 83, peacefully passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at her residence while surrounded by her loving family. Born in Paterson, New Jersey to the late Herbert and Marguerite (Crum) Whritenour, Mrs. Turse had lived in West Milford and has been a resident of Unionville, New York for the past 52 years. She had been employed by the former American Silk Label in Unionville for 17 years before its closing. Mrs. Turse had been a class aide for Orange Ulster Boces in Goshen, New York and retired from the Minisink Valley School System as a bus aide, where she worked for 20 years. Mrs. Turse was a dedicated member to Our Lady of Scapular R.C. Church in Unionville until its recent closing. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 41 years, Robert P. Turse, Sr. in 1999; her son, Robert P. Turse, Jr. in 2014; her siblings, Kathleen Mebey and her husband Charles, Raymond Joseph Whritenour and his wife Jacqueline, Wedgard “Ed’ Herbert Whritenour and his wife Cathy, Annabelle “Pat” Conway and her husband Harvey, Rose Stalter and her husband Robert, Genevieve “Jean” Gray and her husband Edward, Theresa Doris “Dot” Lamy and her husband Joseph, Joan Ezzo and her husband Angelo, and Ronald “Don” Whritenour. Mrs. Turse is survived by her only daughter, Patricia of Unionville, New York; her sons, Paul of Unionville, New York, Keith and his companion Kathy of Sparrowbush, New York and Raymond and his companion Lisa of Middletown, New York; her daughter-in-law, Maude and her children, Chris and Jamie Padgett, Pam Grau, and Cindy Strunk; her sisters, Carol Van Splinter of Passaic, New Jersey and Mary Decker and her husband George of Butler, New Jersey; her sister-in-law, Catherine of Marathon, New York; five grandchildren, Keith Jr., Kyle, Justin, Ryan, and Kristen; many nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews. Friends may pay their respects to the family from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at the Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank Street (Route 23), Sussex. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will immediately follow at North Hardyston Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.pinkelfuneralhome.com.
Unionville, New York - Shirley E. Turse, age 83, peacefully passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at her residence while surrounded by her loving family. Born in Paterson, New Jersey to the late Herbert and Marguerite (Crum) Whritenour, Mrs.... View Obituary & Service Information
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