Ralph P. Turck

July 25, 2012  

Ralph P. Turck, 73, of State Route 812, died Tuesday morning, July 24, at the Lewis County General Hospital.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., 5702 Waters Road, Lowville, with Rev. Nathan Zehr, officiating. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the funeral service, at the funeral home.

Born Aug. 19, 1938, in the town of New Bremen, a son of the late Chester and Pearl Lomber Turck, he attended local schools, and served in the U.S. Army from 1958 until 1960. 

He married Elaine L. Yousey on Feb. 14, 1969, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, with Rev. Anthony Moore officiating. 

Mr. Turck was employed as a welder for the former Carthage Machine Company, retiring in February 1998 due to health reasons.

Mr. Turck was an avid NASCAR and New York Yankees fan.

Survivinf are his wife of over 43 years, Elaine; a daughter, Nicole; his granddaughter, Abigail; Nicole’s fiancé, Bill Schuler, and his children, Nathan, Tyler, Keira and Logan; his brothers and sisters and their spouses, Richard Turck of Lowville; Mary Ann and Gerald Ritz of Croghan; Rose Marie Bruce of Croghan; James and Tammy Turck of Carthage; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

Mr.Turck was predeceased by a daughter, Therese, who died in infancy; five brothers, Edward, Bernard, Robert, Donald and Arthur Turck.

Contributions may be made to Croghan Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 405, Croghan, NY 13327.

Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuenralhome.com

Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.