Joseph F. Turk

Joseph F. Turk

Wednesday, December 21st, 1932 - Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Obituary

Joseph F. Turk, of Route 39, Bliss, died Thursday November 21, 2019 at his home at the age of 86.

He was born December 21, 1932 in Ellicottville, New York a son of the late Joseph and Kristina (nee Yansick) Turk. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War from October 10, 1949 through January 30, 1953. He was injured in Korea and was awarded a Purple Heart.

He was a logger and timber buyer for J.A. Yansick Lumber Co. in Arcade. He was a member of St. Mary's Church in Arcade, was a member of the former St. Joseph's Church in Bliss and was a member of American Legion Post #1720, Bliss. He enjoyed bowling at the Arcade Lanes, playing euchre and spending time at the Adirondack Mountain camp. For many years he cut and sold firewood and plowed driveways.

His wife - Theresa V. (nee Roche) Turk whom he married June 17, 1961 in Bliss died February 11, 2008.

He is survived by his children - Lori Cubins of East Aurora, Lisa (Shane) Spencer of Bliss, Daniel Turk of Bliss; five grandchildren - Jace and Bailey Spencer, Jacob, Erika, and Emma Cubins and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a son - Timothy Turk who passed away November 29, 1995; and his siblings - Margaret Pasquale Moran, Jenny Crawshaw and Richard Turk.

Friends may call Tuesday November 26, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at W. S. Davis Funeral Home, Inc., 358 W. Main St., Arcade. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday November 27, 2019 at 10 am in St. Mary's Church, 417 W. Main St., Arcade.

Burial will be in Lyonsburg Cemetery, Bliss. Memorials may be made to the Bliss Fire Department and Rescue Squad, 6655 Pearl St., Bliss, NY 14024.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    W. S. Davis, Inc. Funeral Home
    Address
    358 W. Main St.
    ARCADE, NY 14009
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    W. S. Davis, Inc. Funeral Home
    Address
    358 W. Main St.
    ARCADE, NY 14009
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Mary's Parish (Arcade Worship Site)
    Address
    417 Main St.
    ARCADE, NY 14009
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    Officiant
    Rev. Joseph Gullo
  • Interment

    Location
    Lyonsburg Cemetery
    Address
    Route 39
    BLISS, NY 14024
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Douglas Blum

Posted at 04:22pm
Lori, and your family members. I, Lorraine and Ryan wish to send our condolences for your loss. I know this is a time of grief, sadness and some laughter of the good times with your father. Lorraine and I have been through this with our parents, so don't be afraid to laugh and cry. A prayer said for you and your families. Someday everyone will be together again!
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Steph Simpson Soltez

Posted at 04:16pm
A kind neighbor everyone should have. So many days my mother would have been home bound if it wasn’t for Joe. His acts of kindness no matter how small were always appreciated. I’ll always remember him letting me check on the chickens during my childhood, being the first one to know when we were in the drive way for trick or treat and always giving a simple wave while passing by. My condolences to all.

Theresa Brown

Posted at 10:17am
I remember when he and Theresa were just dating - he seemed so tall to me but was very gental in speech. Couldn't help but like him. Love the shared photo's - a trip down memory lane. My love to the family for your loss - just know he's happy now reunited with Theresa and Tim.
Theresa Roche Brown

Dave Turner

Posted at 01:23am
Condolences to the Family. Joe will be missed by many.
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