Glenn E. Turk

Born: Mon., Nov. 21, 1938
Died: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018

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Glenn E. Turk, of Warren, passed away on January 3, 2018, surrounded by his family after a brief illness.

Glenn was born November 21, 1938, to the late Robert Lee and Viola Turk.

He was proud of his service in the United States Air Force, serving “4 years, 3 months and 13 days.”   Following the service, Glenn worked at the National Forge Company for 35 years, retiring in 2000.

Glenn proudly raised registered Charolais cattle and was a two time Pennsylvania Conservation Farmer of the Year award recipient. Glenn was an active member of the 4-H Clubs of Warren County and a past president of the Warren County Fair Board.

Glenn is survived by his best friend and wife of 55 years, Carol Turk; son and daughter-in-law, Lee and Melissa Turk, of Warren; daughter, Lisa Turk, of Pompano Beach, FL; granddaughter and great-granddaughter—Cayla and Alivia Hoffman, of Russell. Glenn is also survived by a brother, Gordon Turk, of Titusville; sisters, Jean Gray, of Deltona, FL, and Shirley Walker, of Cochranton, PA.

In addition to his parents, Glenn was preceded in death by a sister, Lucille Warren; and brothers, Howard, Francis, Raymond, Charles, Bruce and Ken.

Per Glenn’s wishes no visitation or services will be observed.  Memorials commemorating Glenn’s life may be made to Hessel Valley Lutheran Church of Chandler’s Valley or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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Elaine Taraska
   Posted Fri January 05, 2018
We will miss Glenn’s smile and wave as we pass your home. Sad for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. In sympathy, Elaine and Rodger Taraska

John and Lynn Allen
   Posted Fri January 05, 2018
To Carole, Lisa, Lee and families, Please know you are all in our thoughts at this time. We are so sorry for your loss and indeed for the community's loss for Glen was such a positive force for all of us. Our sympathy to all of you, our friends. John and Lynn

Wayne Parrish
   Posted Fri January 05, 2018
Carol and family, I knew Glenn through his work at National Forge. He sure lived his life to fullest and you have many good memories to look back on. I so enjoyed my visit to your farm a few years ago and was looking forward to visiting you both again this summer. You have my deepest sympathy at this time. Wayne Parrish, Ionia, NY

Phyllis Wright
   Posted Fri January 05, 2018
To Carol Lisa, Lee, and family,
Glenn was a 4-H leader, supporter, and believed in kids, by helping them to do their best. He was a problem solver, and I appreciated his skills many times in the 4-H youth program and county fair. His sense of humor kept things in perspective. His work with the "Future of Ag in Warren County" made it a good economic Cooperative Extension program. It was a pleasure to learn from Glenn.
Phyllis Wright - retired Penn State Warren Extension Educator

Jean Olsen
   Posted Sat January 06, 2018
My deepest sympathy to Glenn's family. Although I didn't know him personally, my daughter Sasha, was a fair queen first runner up one year. She of course had to hand out ribbons for some of the shows and worked with Glenn for several. He was very kind to her and they laughed one time during one of the shows, he mistakenly called her the queen. What a kind and gentle man he was. May you find comfort in knowing that he touched many far beyond your wildest dreams. Again my condolences to you all.

Jean Olsen

Jim Tellman
   Posted Sat January 06, 2018
Lee and Family,
I met and knew Glenn through the Forge. He was a true "gentle-man" He was always kind and a pleasure to talk with. So glad I ran into him at the fair last year. He will be missed!! He sure did have a passion for his family and for life !!!! Fly high, until we meet again.

Earl & Nancy Bromley
   Posted Sat January 06, 2018
Dear Carol and family,
Earl and I were so shocked and sad when Joan told us of your loss. Please know you're in our thoughts and prayers.

Shelly and Randy Teska
   Posted Sat January 06, 2018
Carol and family- We are so sorry for your loss. Glenn was a good man with a kind heart and will be greatly missed by many!

Keith Nicklas family
   Posted Sun January 07, 2018
To the entire Turk family, we are so sorry to hear about your loss. We extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to your family during this time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Coleen and Ken Nelson
   Posted Mon January 08, 2018
Carol Turk and family, we are so sorry for your loss. May God be with you.
Coleen and Ken

Bob Wynn
   Posted Mon January 08, 2018
To all the Turk family I want to extend my sincere sympathy for the loss of your loved one and my friend from many years ago. I first met Glenn in 1957 when we were stationed together in the U.S. Air Force in Misawa, Japan. I was so glad that Glenn attended our annual veterans reunion in 2013. Glenn was a genuine gentleman who was highly respected by all the old veterans who knew him. May God bless all your family.

Irene Metcalf Cross Allen
   Posted Tue January 09, 2018
Gordon and Glenn’s family, so sorry for your loss. Rode the same school bus as Glenn for a while. My Dad Harold Metcalf worked for Glenn’s father Lee on the Terrace Farm back in the day. The Turks were friends thereafter. Hold your memories close and he will remain in his heart.

Bill mihailoff
   Posted Tue January 09, 2018
Carol, so sad to hear about your loss, i do know the loss you feel, lost my wife a year and a half ago, jist hang in there, , God is with you,,think of often

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