Thomas S. Turner, 67, a lifelong Hoboken resident was called home to God suddenly on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Hackensack University Medical Center. He proudly served our country in the Armed Forces of the United States for three years. Tommy retired from the United States Postal Service after thirty-five years of employment there in both Secaucus and Kearny, mainly employed in the Administrations division. A member of the Hoboken Elks and a past president of the Hoboken Jaycees. Tom was an avid golfer and bowler. He very much enjoyed gardening also, particularly at the Jersey Shore. He was predeceased by his devoted mother Theresa (nee Chirchella) and his father Harvey Turner and his brother Richard who were both tragically lost in a house fire in Hoboken years ago. He leaves to mourn his passing, the love of his life Antonia (Anet) nee Marchetti. His loving and only son, Retired Hoboken Police Officer Thomas R. Turner and his wife Lori Lynn. Greatest joy in his life were his loving grandchildren Alexis Anne, Ashley Lynn and Thomas J. Turner, his endeared sister-in-law Irene Marchetti LaBruzza and her daughter Danielle LaBruzza, along with her children Anthony and Michael Goddard. Also surviving are his two cherished sisters, Rose Noden and her husband Glen and Janice Truglio and her husband Gerard as well as his brother and best friend Harvey and his wife Margie, two nephews James and Christopher and two nieces Lorna and Samantha and their spouses.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to Our Lady of Grace Church, 400 Willow Avenue, Hoboken on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 9:30AM for visitation. No visitation will be held at the funeral home. The Funeral Mass will be offered at 11AM there with the interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org or to the ASPCA Association, www.aspca.org. Parking is available in rear of the funeral home off Sixth Street, as well as the parking lot adjacent to Our Lady of Grace rectory on 4th and Willow.