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“The Turro Family Will always keep the memories of the DiMaios And The Turros growing up together.Your family was the best neighbors one could ask for...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: madeline rowan - verona, NJ

“I'm sorry to hear about your loss. I feel bad for loss of communication with the family. Matt and I used to hang out during the summer and go...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: tara walsh - port jervis, NY

“Our family is so sorry to hear about the passing of Joe. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Barbara, Brendan, Mike and Tara Walsh ”
3 of 22 | Posted by: Barbara L. Walsh - Flanders, NJ

“Dearest Fiona. Joey, Carly, and Matt- When I think of my childhood at "the marina" Joe is one of the greats that pops into my mind. I've never met...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Sarah Davis Goodwin and Seth Goodwin - NJ

“The world is a much better place because Joe was here. I will genuinely miss him and always remember him with a smile ~ ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy LaFetra - Verona, NJ

“Carol and I have known Joe since High School,He was a good friend. So sorry for your loss. Mike And Carol Wojtal ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: Carol & Mike Wojtal - PA

“Dear Aunt Fiona, Carly, Joey & Matt, Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers. I will always miss Uncle Joe's funny stories, outgoing...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Caitlin Sweeney - Hamburg, NJ

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Turro Family during your time of loss. Pete Wojtal and Family ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Peter A. Wojtal - Verona, NJ

“I will greatly miss Joe. He was funny, a great storyteller, and a generous man. Family functions will not be the same without him. Rest in peace,...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Michele Sweeney - Hamburg, NJ

“To a great brother, what else can I say. I will miss you and never forget the good times. Rest in peace...I love you ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: Ralph - Wantage, NJ

“Joe was a loving father and stepfather. I will always remember all the fun times and holidays. I will never forget Joe's great smile, laugh, and...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: theresa palmieri - brick, NJ

“Dear Fiona, Joey, Carly and Matt, Our prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Joe will always be remembered for his smile, love for his...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Bill & Joanne Davis - Maplewood, NJ

“To the Family, Ralph....My very sincere condolences to you and your family, in this very difficult time. I did not know Joe personally, but do...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Jonathan C. Pitt - Tampa, FL

“Dear Fiona, Shaun & Family My sincere condolences to you & your family, thinking of all of you in this difficult time. Nancy ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Nancy/Cygnus Medical - Branford, CT

“To Fiona, Shaun & family I am so sorry to hear of Joe's passing. With my sincere sympathy. Pam D'Antonio Cygnus Medial. ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Pam - CT

“Fiona, Carly, Joseph and Matt, I am sincerely taken back on the the loss of Joe. His affection and love for all of you was evident in his smile.In...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Cookie - Montville, NJ

“So sorry to hear of Joe's passing. We graduated together in Verona 1967.We played some ball together and shared laugh's at our high school senior...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Rich Rolandelli - Cedar Grove, NJ

“a life cut too short. will pray for you and your family for God to give you strength during this time of grieving. ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: mr./mrs. robert viggiano - NJ

“Joe, I want you to know how much we miss you, we had many memorable happy times, like going to visit Carly in Colgate,and Joey in Indianna, all the...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Theresa Struck - Sparta, NJ

“Joe you were a fun person and you will be missed Cousin. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Louis Verrico - Nutley, NJ

“Joe was a great guy and he loved his family so much. We have so many memories with job, little league games and especially when he brought all those...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: The Virgas - Newton, NJ

“So very sad to hear of Joe's passing. My VHS memories of Joe, his humor, and his friendship will always be with me. My sincere sympathies to you all...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Carol Shefrin - Reedsville, PA


Joseph Turro, 61, of Hampton Township, died Monday, August 2, 2010, at Morristown Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family and friends. Born in West Orange, Joe was the owner/operator of Brink Road Builders in Wantage and was a builder throughout Sussex County for over 27 years. An avid deep sea fisherman, Joe loved to cook and entertain his family and friends. He was the life of the party and everywhere he went he made a friend. Joe will be sorely missed. In keeping with Joe’s loving and generous spirit, he was a tissue and cornea donor through the New Jersey Sharing Network. The son of the late Stephen and Josephine Verrico Turro, Joe was also predeceased by his brother, Carl, and sister, Josephine. He is survived by his wife, Fiona, whom he married in September of 1983; his daughter, Colleen Turro Longo and her husband, Brody, of Brick; his triplets, Carly E. Turro of Hoboken, Joseph P. Turro of Hoboken, and Matthew S. Turro at home; three brothers, Stephen Turro of New Bern, North Carolina, Louis Turro of Deerfield, New York, and Ralph Turro of Wantage; and many beloved nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Joe’s life will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 6, 2010, at the Club House at Greentree Village, County Road 605 (Sparta-Stanhope Road) in Sparta. Family and friends are invited to bring pictures and happy memories of Joe. Memorial donations may be made to NJ Sharing Network Foundation, Attn: Marsha Kefer, 691 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974, the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street #301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691 or Morristown Memorial Hospital, Gagnon Unit, 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07962. Arrangements are under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton. As Joe so eloquently put it, “He lived and then he died.”

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