Charles Turissini, 67 of Scott Township, passed away Friday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, in Dunmore, after a brief illness.
Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Charles and Dolores Orue Turissini. He was a 1970 graduate of Lakeland High School and was employed at the Newport News Shipyards as a welder and worked on an oil platform in Texas
until he retired. He was of the Catholic faith. His fondest memory was attending the Woodstock Festival in New York in 1969. He loved hunting, fishing and Nascar racing. His dream of seeing the Philadelphia Eagles win a Super Bowl
finally came true.
Survived by two sons, Zachariah and Nathan, Scott Township, and a daughter, Tracy Turissini Reed and husband, Stephen, Rockport, TX, grandchildren, Makenna Turissini, Annie Kay, Matthew and Emmanuel Reed, brothers, Leonard
Scott Township, Alan and wife Wendy, Virginia and nieces and a nephew, Christina, Amanda and John Turissini. He was preceded in death by a brother John.
The funeral will be private at the convenience of the family. For online condolences go to. "www.margottafuneralhomes.com." Arrangements are under the care of the Margotta Funeral Homes.