January 17, 1931 - August 2, 2021
Chester "Corky" L. Turner Jr., 90, of Mount Pocono, died Monday, August 2, 2021 at home. He was the loving husband of the late Bernadine V. Turner, who passed away in 2019. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Chester L. Sr. and Helen (Maher) Turner. He lived in Rockaway, New Jersey for 50 years, and served in the Army National Guard from 1949-1955. Corky was a member of the Whippany Rotary Club for over 65 years, had perfect attendance, and was the 1st honored Paul Harris Fellow recipient along with four to follow. In addition, he was a member of the Parsippany Elks Club #2078 for over 65 years. During his working career, Corky owned and operated Turner Fence Company in East Hanover, New Jersey until 1981, and in 2004 retired to the Poconos. He loved to dance and sing. He is survived by his children: Chip Turner III and his wife, Cary of Carnesville, Georgia; Diane Turner-Jankech and her husband, Frank of Jackson, New Jersey; Janice Yencarelli and her husband, Bob of Bradenton, Florida; Ellen Richards and her husband, Tom of Landing, New Jersey; and Sandra Turner and Christopher Wernoch of Wharton, New Jersey; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, along with many good friends. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sharon Turner Sweeney and son-in-law, Kevin Sweeney. There will be a viewing from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, August 8, at Bolock Funeral Home, 6148 Paradise Valley Road, Cresco. A memorial service will be announced at a later date in New Jersey. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. Private cremation is entrusted to Bolock Funeral Home Crematory.
Chester "Corky" L. Turner Jr., 90, of Mount Pocono, died Monday, August 2, 2021 at home. He was the loving husband of the late Bernadine V. Turner, who passed away in 2019. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Chester L. Sr.... View Obituary & Service Information
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