Elizabeth Turner, Defense Dept. computer analyst

By on October 10, 2012

Elizabeth A. Turner, 79, of Hellam, formerly of Denver, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 in Ephrata Community Hospital.

Born in Hanover, a daughter of the late John S. and Anna (Larkin) Weaver, she was married to Joseph D. Turner for 45 years.

A 1951 Harrisburg Catholic High School graduate, she worked 25 years as a U.S. Department of Defense computer analyst at New Cumberland Army Depot and last with Blue Ridge CATV, Ephrata. An avid Notre Dame football fan, she enjoyed watching TV with her family and cat, Isabel.

Also surviving are daughters: Beth, wife of Kenneth Riland, of Enola; Nancy, wife of Skip Love, of Dauphin; Kaye, wife of Kenneth Leisey, of Hellam; and Kathy, wife of Scott Klossman, of Royersford; sons: David, husband of Barbara Turner, of Mechanicsburg; and Keith, husband of Christina Turner, of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandchildren: Scott Coy; Chad and Chistopher Turner; Kerre and Kyle Leisey; Ashley and Ryan Bosak; Dalton Klossman; Alexander, Thomas and Ava Turner; 11 great-grandchildren; and sisters: Rosemary, wife of Paul Gustin, of Peoria, Ariz.; and Dolores, widow of George Kolarac, of Harrisburg; and was eagerly awaiting the birth of her first great-great-grandchild this month.

Bette was predeceased by a granddaughter: Linda Bigler. Funeral services were held Oct. 9 from Good Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Reamstown. Interment took place in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon County.

Rather than flowers, contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309, in memory of both Bette’s and granddaughter, Linda’s, battle with breast cancer.

For more information, visit goodfuneral.com.

About Ephrata Review