Jean Florence Turrisi

Jean Florence Turrisi

October 7, 1929 May 8, 2020

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Obituary for Jean Florence Turrisi

Jean Florence (nee Mountz) Turrisi, 90, of Wayne County, passed away May 8, 2020, at Forest City Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.

Her husband Salvatore “Sam” Turrisi, of 58 years, predeceased her on October 26, 2013.

Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Mary (nee Nuss) Mountz.

She was a graduate of Reading High School.

Jean was employed by Bell Telephone Company as an operator supervisor, retiring in April, 1966.

She was a member of the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church in Reading.

Jean enjoyed bowling, knitting, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She was also active in the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, where she held several offices.

Jean is survived by her daughter, Lori, wife of Grayson Sharp, Wayne County; seven siblings: Ronald Mountz, Charles Mountz, Margaret Burkman, Janice Reed, Donna Lutz, Jack Keller, and Ruthann Yoder; and three grandchildren: Steven Kunkelman, Jennifer Kunkelman, and Samantha Sharp.

Her son, Joseph Turrisi, who predeceased her on December 25, 2017. She was also predeceased by seven other siblings: Clarence Nuss, Harold Nuss, LaRoy Mountz, Joan Burkman, Patricia Ouellette, Dawn Koble, and Harry Keller.

Due to the recent worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, Memorial Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc, West Reading, is honored to assist the Turrisi family. Condolences may be expressed at

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My condolences to you and your family Lori always remember the great times with your mother
You are in my prayer

Lisa Williams

Of 1987
Comment | Posted at 11:59pm via Condolence

The Murray's

Our Deepest Sympathies! May your Memories ease the pain in your Heart! 🙏🙏💗🙏🙏💗
Comment | Posted at 10:24pm via Condolence

JoEllen Jones

My heart hurts for you and your family Lori. I loved Aunt Jean and I know she is with Uncle Sam and my mom, dad, and rest of our family. Loving blessings my dear! JoEllen Jones
Comment | Posted at 02:41pm via Condolence


At this sorrowful period in your life, please accept my sincerest condolences for the death of your loved one. Reflecting on the divine promises found in the Bible will give you hope and strength to keep going until all of God's promises are fulfilled (Romans 15: 13; John 5:28, 29).
Comment | Posted at 09:15am via Condolence

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