PORT ALLEGANY - Lynton E. Turner, 84, of Route 155, passed away Monday (Feb. 27, 2012) in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.
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He was born Aug. 11, 1927, in Turtlepoint, a son of the late Elmer T. and Gertrude F. Hults Turner. On May 12, 1944, in Lockport, N.Y., he married Edna I. Haskins, who survives.
Mr. Turner had worked for the former A&P Grocery Store, and for 38 years with Ball-InCon Co. (now Verallia) of Port Allegany as superintendent of the cold end, retiring in April 1988.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Turner was a member of the VFW, Post 6391, and Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 460, both of Port Allegany, and former member of the Canoe Place Fish & Game Club, Port Allegany.
Surviving, in addition to his wife Edna, are a son, Gary L. (Kim) Turner of Port Allegany; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard J. Turner of Clearwater, Fla.; several nieces and nephews; and a special son-in-law, Dale Parry of Aiken.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Robert G. Turner and Dale R. Turner; a daughter, Donna M. Parry; and a brother, H. Clayton Turner.
There will be a private visitation and funeral service held at the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany, with the Rev. Michael Culver officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Memorials can be made to the McKean County SPCA, Bradford; or to a
Condolences can be made at switzerfuneralhome.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 28 to Mar. 5, 2012