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Doris M. Turner

DELMAR – Doris M. Corless Turner, 84, of Delmar, died Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital.  Mrs. Turner was born in Windsor, Ontario, where she lived until her marriage in 1953, when she moved to Elmira, New York.  She also resided in Buffalo and Lady Lake, FL before moving to Delmar four years ago.  She was a very active member of the Lake Street Presbyterian Church in Elmira for many years, and also served as a volunteer at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Elmira.

Mrs. Turner was predeceased by her husband G. Richard Turner.  She is survived by her sons John W. Turner (Yvonne) of Waddington, NY, and Robert J. Turner (Carolyn) of Guilderland, NY; her brother Harry Corless (Joanna) of Woodslee, Ontario; her granddaughters Kelly Elizabeth Turner, Lauren Elizabeth Sembler (Mark), and Courtney Ann Turner, her nieces Kimberly and Gillian, and her nephew James.

A graveside service will be held in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Jerusalem Hill Rd., Elmira on Saturday, May 5th, at 11:00am.  Relatives and friends are invited.  There will be no calling hours.  The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hans Funeral Home, Albany, NY.   To leave a message of condolence for the family or send a sympathy card please visit

Click here to view Mrs. Turner’s resting place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, New York.


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