Margaret T (Hanno) Turck

Born: Thu., Feb. 9, 1928
Died: Sat., Jul. 24, 2021


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Jul. 29, 2021
Location: Croghan

Family Prayer Service

1:15 PM Fri., Jul. 30, 2021
Location: Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan

Mass of Christian Burial

2:00 PM Fri., Jul. 30, 2021
Location: St. Stephen's Catholic Church

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CROGHAN, NY ~ Margaret T. Turck, 93, formerly of Croghan, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility, Lowville, where she had resided since 2018.

Born February 9, 1928 in Lowville, a daughter of Norrie and Adeline (Martin) Hanno, she was educated at Lowville Free Academy.

She married Edward J. Turck on September 8, 1947 in St. Peter’s Church, Lowville. Mr. Turck died on November 20, 1973.

Before her marriage, Margaret worked as a waitress in Utica for two years, and following her marriage, worked at AMF in Lowville.  For the rest of her life, she worked primarily as a mother and homemaker for her large family and later as an aide and caregiver to Katie Farney for a number of years.

Margaret was a long-time communicant of St. Stephen’s Church in Croghan.  Throughout her active life, she took pleasure in walking and was an excellent needlepoint, cross stitch and latch hook crafter. She also took great enjoyment reading, playing bingo, card games, vegetable gardening and meeting with her friends at Wishy’s. Above all, she loved her children and grandchildren and any time spent with them.

Surviving are five children, Michael (Donna) Turck, of Carthage, Peter Turck, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Joan (Timothy) Yousey, of Croghan, Gary Turck, and Philip (Sherry) Turck, all of Castorland; eighteen grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren; four sisters, Rosie Dean, of Lowville, Carolyn Lyndaker, of Lowville, Catherine Csizmar, of Port Leyden, and Louise (Eugene) Lyndaker, of Croghan, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her daughter, Brenda J. Zehr, who died in 1978; five brothers, Clinton, Robert, Raymond, Russell, and Gerald Hanno, a sister, Elizabeth Cobb, and a half sister, Mabel Smith.

Margaret’s funeral service will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021, beginning with a 1:15 p.m. family prayer service at Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan, followed by a 2:00 p.m. funeral Mass from St. Stephen’s Church, Croghan, with the Rev. Donald J. Manfred, Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Croghan.

Calling hours for family and friends will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2021, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made in Margaret’s name to St. Stephen’s Church, P.O. Box 38, Croghan, NY 13327.

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Michelle Turck Orr
   Posted Tue July 27, 2021
She was a wonderful Grandma and a terrific Great Grandma. She will be missed.

Mona Yousey Peebles
   Posted Tue July 27, 2021
I am so sorry to hear this. Thoughts and prayers for the family.

Wilmer (Sonny) & Jo-Ann Waugh Lyndaker
   Posted Tue July 27, 2021
We offer our sincere sympathy to Margaret's children, and their children, and their children. May the Lord hold you all a bit closer as you mourn Margaret's death, and when you gather & talk of her, may there be more smiles than there are tears.

With much affection,
Sonny & Jo-Ann

Lenna Schack
   Posted Tue July 27, 2021
Mike, Peter, Gary, Phil and Joan, My sincere sympathy and prayers to all of you. Your Mom is now so happy with your Dad and Brenda. May God shower His strength and grace on each of you.

Joan Yousey
   Posted Tue July 27, 2021
I could not have had a better Mom.She was the best.I will miss her down here on earth.But I know I will see her again in heaven

linda walseman
   Posted Tue July 27, 2021
with deepest sympathy from linda walseman

Randy and Ellen Lyndaker
   Posted Wed July 28, 2021
so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother Margaret,she will be sadely missed by the whole family and friends.Prayers go out to the whole family.

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