Rose M. Turan
Rose M. Turan, 81, of Johnson City passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, October 15, 2012. She is at Eternal Rest with Jesus and is now reunited with her beloved husband, Joseph. Rose was also predeceased by her parents, Florian & Mary Yurecka; 3 brothers, Thomas, Fred and Joseph Yurecka; 3 sisters, Mary Chvatal, Anna Porack and Mildred Apolovich. She is survived by her son, Joseph J. Turan; two daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene & Frank Buchel, and Lorraine & John Cunningham, all of Binghamton; 7 grandchildren, Jeffrey & Bernice Turan, Daniel & Valarie Turan, Mark Turan, Lisa & Kurt Payne, Christine & Jerry Cavanaugh, Robert Buchel, and Joshua Z. Cunningham. Rose is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Isabelle Turan, Gwendolyn and Morgan Payne; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Wilma Ferencik, and Agnes & Gus Steflik; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Rudolph & Helen Turan, and Richard Chanecka; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was a lifelong member of St. Ann's Church, now the Church of the Holy Trinity, and member of the Czechoslovak Moravian Club. Rose was a retired employee of Broome Developmental, and in her younger years worked at a variety of jobs as a nanny, a babysitter and an employee of Ansco Corp. and Singer-Link. Mom will be remembered for her love of gardening, family life, and her great holupki. She took great joy in spending time with her devoted family; she will be dearly missed by her family, her friends and her canine companions, Buddy and Slugger.
Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the Bednarsky Funeral Home, Inc., 96 Glenwood Ave., Binghamton, and at 9:30 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity, 346 Prospect St., Binghamton, where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in Slovak Catholic Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Friday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-1942 or www.stjude.org.