Valentino "Tino" Turri, 82, a 40-year resident of the Albuquerque area, peacefully passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, with all his family by his side.
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He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; sons Michael V. Turri and wife, Johnese, Patrick Turri and wife, Anne, Gene Turri and wife, Jini, Chris Turri and wife, Jan, and Tim Turri and wife, Felise; daughters Donna McBane and Sherrity Neher and husband, Lee; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; mother-in-law Josephine Wray-Sanchez; sister Frieda Brown; and brother Bob Turri and wife, Racine.
Tino worked for, and retired from, the Department of Defense. Along with Bonnie, he was an avid camper and belonged to a couple of camping clubs.
Cremation has taken place and friends may gather to celebrate Tino's life on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at 2 p.m. at French-Westside Chapel, with reception to follow.
Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to UNM Hospital Adult Oncology, 700 Lomas Blvd. NE, Suite 108, Albuquerque, NM 87102.
Please visit the online guestbook for Tino at www.remembertheirstory.com.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News on Aug. 17, 2012