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Dawn Turschmann

1925 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
TURSCHMANN, DAWN (LEWIS) Mrs. Dawn (Lewis) Turschmann, age 89, of Derby, passed away May 29, 2014, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward F. Turschmann, Sr. She was born on May 2, 1925, in Towanda, PA. Dawn loved to knit and crochet and enjoyed keeping her mind sharp with word search puzzles. She was an avid Bingo player. She enjoyed her summers camping at Witch Meadow Lake Campground. She worked for many years at Valley Dress in Ansonia as a seamstress. She retired from Phillips Medical. She is survived by her 5 children: Edward F. Turschmann Jr. and his wife Linda of Beverly Hills, FL, Donna J. Curtiss and her husband Richard of Oxford, Robert J. Turschmann and his wife Ellen of Ansonia, Mary H. Troiano and her husband Michael of Lake Worth, FL and Thomas R. Turschmann and wife Anne of Ramona, CA; 4 granddaughters: Jamie Thom of Windsor, Bonnie Schoening and her husband Brian of Quakertown, PA, Bobbie-Lynn Reska and her husband Michael of Groton, and Lori Spillane and her husband James of Tariffville; 3 grandsons, Edward F. Turschmann III and his wife Tracy of Hamden, Matthew Turschmann of Ansonia and Mark Troiano and his wife Mollie of St. Augustine, FL. She also leaves behind 3 great-grandchildren: the apple of her eye, Michael James Reska, and also Gavin and Kyley Turschmann. She is survived by her brother Joseph Lewis and his wife Bonnie, her sister-in-law Meryl Lewis (who was like a sister to her), and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her brother Francis Lewis and her sister, Jeanne Baldwin; and her granddaughter Elaine Marie Libby and grandson James Edward Thom. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, June 2, at 11:30 a.m. at the Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 West Church Street, Seymour. Interment to follow in Trinity Cemetery, Seymour. Calling Hours will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. To share a memory or directions, please go only to
Published in The New Haven Register on May 31, 2014
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