James Lawrence Turner III died on May 6, 2018, at the age of 95. Along with his wife of 65 years, Winifred Mary Turner, who died Oct. 13, 2012, he was a longtime resident of Riverhead and Mattituck.
Mr. Turner, a veteran of World War ll, worked as an electrical engineer at Bell Telephone company for more than 30 years before retiring in 1985.
The Turners raised seven children and were active members of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church and school in Riverhead. Their extended family gathered on Long Island in September to celebrate the lives of James and Winifred, and for their burial at St. John’s cemetery.