Edith F. Turner

1923 ∼ 2019

Edith F. Turner

Edith Frances Philbrick Turner died April 12, 2019 at the age of 95. The daughter of Alice and William Philbrick, she was was born in July 7, 1923 in York, Maine.

During the war Edith worked at the Portsmouth Naval Yard, she operated a wall crane. She met her husband John, married and moved to Falmouth. Edith was an amazing gardener and loved golf. Edith was a certified Nurses Aide at Falmouth Hospital where she worked for many years. She was an active member of the First Congregational Church of Falmouth. When she moved in to senior housing, she was the welcome Lady and brought flowers to residents that were ill or in the hospital. She survived her 4 sisters and 2 brothers, and all her friends.

She leaves her five children, Harry and Linda Turner, Sheila and Patrick Bishop, Frank and Patricia Turner, Joan and Ralph Moniz, John and Joy Turner. Her grandchildren Scott, Greg, Jill, Lisa, John, Christy, Jason, Matthew, James, Tara, Frank, and Hope. She also leaves 30 great grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held at Chapman, Cole, & Gleason Funeral Home, 475 Main St., Falmouth on Saturday, April 20 from 10:30am-12:00pm. A service will follow at 12:00pm in the funeral home.


Saturday, April 20, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Chapman, Cole & Gleason
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Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 12:00 PM

Chapman, Cole, and Gleason Funeral Home-Falmouth
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Edith F. Turner

1923 ∼ 2019

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