Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Joseph Michael Turturro of Croton-on-Hudson, passed away on November 10, 2019. Joseph was born and raised in Croton and spent his life there among family and friends. Joseph leaves behind his wife Dolores (O’Brien) Turturro from Philadelphia; his daughter Dr. Marion Schrank (Christian) of Ft. Myers, Florida and his son Michael Turturro (Virginia) of Croton; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. Joseph enlisted in the Navy during WWII where he proudly served as a petty officer on the USS Sagittarius both in the Pacific and Atlantic theaters. He was awarded many medals, including the Navy Commendation for Outstanding Service. He was an active member of the American Legion and VFW and was inducted into the Veteran’s Hall of Fame by Senator Greg Ball in 2013. In Croton, Joseph was a devoted parishioner of the Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church where he was an usher for many years. He also served his community for seventeen years as a volunteer fireman and was a founding member of the Croton Yacht Club. Joseph was a talented mechanic and tradesman who spent his career utilizing his skills on the New York Central Railroad and at Tarrytown’s General Motors Assembly Plant. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 3-7pm at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, 50 Benedict Blvd., Croton-on-Hudson, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 16th at Holy Name of Mary Church in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery also in Croton. https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/croton-on-hudson-ny/joseph-turturro-8922549

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