PORTAGE — TURNER – Beatrice E. “Bea,” 89, Portage, passed away March 14, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 24, 1922, in Lansing, Mich., daughter of Henry Thomas and Irene Rosalee (Clare) Wilson. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Charles A. “Chuck” Turner; brother, Alvin Wilson; and sisters, Geraldine Esch, Arlene Crouch and Helen Servass. Survived by children, Delford Turner, married to the former Peggy Bortel, Bedford; Constance, wife of George Bivens, Johnstown; Pamela, wife of Thomas Bortel, Ebensburg; and James Turner, married to the former Sheryl Boyle, Hemlock, N.Y.; grandchildren, Kimberly (Tully) Stevens, Charles Tully, Mandy (Bortel) Lasinsky, Karissa (Bortel) Deckard and Christopher Turner; and great-grandchildren, Colton and Dawson Stevens; Amber and Autumn Tully; Nicholas, Cameron and Aaron Lasinsky; Emma, Kaitlynn and Page Deckard; and Macie Kay Turner. Sister of Gertrude Usmail, Angeline McBride, Lucille Chisholm and Clare Wilson. A U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. Member of Wilmore Fire Company ladies auxiliary and The St. Anne Society of St. Bartholomew Church, Wilmore. She was an avid bowler, enjoyed playing bingo, was a beautiful crocheter, and will be remembered for her butter cookies. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Father Robert Reese, officiating. Committal, St. Bartholomew Cemetery, Wilmore. Military rites by Portage Veterans Ritual Team.
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