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TURIN, DR. DIMITRY M.; 85; February 24, 2012; Downriver; lost one of its beloved dentists Friday with the death of Dr. Dimitry M. Turin of Grosse Ile. Beginning his practice as a general dentist in Lincoln Park and Trenton, he moved into Dearborn, Wyandotte and Monroe County after completing two years of periodontal studies. He served as officer of several civic organizations including Kiwanis, Athletic Boosters and the Detroit District Dental Society. He and Dr. Bruce Jones personally designed mouth guards for the Trenton football team before mouth guards became mandatory. He was a World War II veteran and a graduate of Ohio State University, University of Detroit Dental School and Wayne University where he met his wife, Joyce A. (Nankervis) Turin. In addition to his wife (of 59 years) he is survived by daughter, Jody L. of Andover, Massachusetts; and son, Eric M. of Grosse Pointe Farms; and grandchildren, Megan, Michael and Emily Callan, and Gracie, Alexander and Elise Turin. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 1 p.m. at St. James Church, East River Road, Grosse Ile. Memorial contributions may be made to Historic St. James Chapel or the Historical Museum, both of Grosse Ile. Arrangements by The Trenton Chapel-Martenson Family of Funeral Homes. Visit
Published in Heritage from Feb. 29 to Mar. 2, 2012
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