Bethlehem Press

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Rose Marie Turek, FCSLA member

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Rose Marie Turek, 97, a resident of Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth, died October 5, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Veronica (Kramer) Arendas. She was the wife of the late Stephen Turek.

She worked for the Shupp Funeral Home, Bethlehem, cleaning and doing various other chores, for 25 years.

She was a member of Incarnation of Our Lord Parish, formerly Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, where she sang on the choir.

She was a member of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association and the Slovak Catholic Sokols and was active in volunteer work.

She is survived by two sons, Steven and his wife Ellen of Mt. Sinai, N.Y. and David and his wife Pamela of Whitehall; two daughters, Stephanie of Bethlehem and Ann Louise and her husband Donald Pickell of Fayetteville, Ga; a sister, Margaret Lorrah of Hellertown; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a sister, Ann Talaber.

Contributions may be made to the School Sisters of St. Francis, 395 Bridle Path Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.