Susie Patricia Turo, 78, of Broadalbin, NY, passed away peacefully Saturday morning at Albany Medical Center.
Born in the town of Amsterdam on Oct. 7, 1935, one of eight children of the late Lester A. and Susie V. Shaw Kruger, she lived in this area her entire life. She was employed for a time at the Hagaman Manufacturing and retired as an assembler for Miller Printing in Amsterdam. A homemaker, she was a loving mom and a great cook. She was a devoted member of the Kingsboro Assembly of God in Gloversville, and at one time a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Amaranth. Susie had a loving nature, "To know her as a friend is to have a friend for life!"
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert F. Turo Sr. on November 19, 1999; and brothers, Henry, Lester and Charles Kruger .
Susie Patricia Turo
She leaves her children, Susie V. (Aron) Aguilera of Hagaman, Alicia A. (William Sr.) Mason of Amsterdam and Robert F. Turo Jr. of Broadalbin; grandchildren, Richard Monroe Jr., William Mason Jr., Daniel Turo, Regina Duma, Robert F. Turo III, Aron Aguilera II, and Jenna Turo; great-grandchildren, Cierra Hayner, Corenna and Troy Monroe, Sydney Palmatier, Kobi and Hailey Mason, Angelina and Ronin Duma and Landan Turo; sisters, Jean Sawyer of Broadalbin, Norma Sowle of Gloversville, Marion Frye of Amsterdam and Betty Anderson of Pennsylvania; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services are Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, with Pastor Rob Phillips officiating. Interment is in Hagaman Cemetery. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in her name to the Kingsboro Assembly of God, The ALS Foundation or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Online guestbook www.brbsfuneral.com.