Shirley M. Turtoro

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Shirley M. Turtoro

April 23, 1931 - October 09, 2018

Shirley M. Turtoro, aka Shirley Peer (Farley, McCall), 87, of Amber Springs Nursing Center at Laurelwood, formerly from Old Conemaugh Borough, died peacefully October 9, 2018. Daughter of the late John and Adeline (Vinzenzo) Farley. Preceded in death by infant son, John McCall Jr., and second husband, Joe Turtoro. Survived by current husband, Kenneth Peer; daughter, Diana (McCall) Purpiglio and husband George; grand-dog, Buster, all of Johnstown; special cousin, Jim Lee and wife, State College, PA; ex-husband, John McCall; and brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Georgia McCall, all of Johnstown. Shirley was a retired nurse's aide from Mercy Medical Center and was a member of St. John Gualbert Cathedral. She loved to socialize at clubs; two of her favorites were Turner Hall and the Am-Slo Club, where she had MANY friends. Shirley loved children, animals, reading the paper, selling 50/50 tickets, and playing bingo. She loved all her friends and family and lived life to the fullest by saying, "who gives a shit", to anyone that would listen. Friends will be received Friday October 12 from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 146 Chandler Ave. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., "Exclusive Provider of Veterans & Family Memorial Care." Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com
Published on October 10, 2018
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Judy Beneigh
Oct 11, 2018
Shirley was truly a happy, sharing, and caring woman. Heaven has gained another angel. She will surely be missed.