Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home

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Ellen Turner

May 2, 1937March 10, 2020

Ellen Mae Turner, age 82 of Ravenna, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

She was born May 2, 1937, in Charleston, West Virginia, to parents Monroe and Katherine (Lovejoy) Dolin. Ellen retired from Robinson Memorial Hospital on May 30, 1999, after many years of working in food service.

She was a terrific cook who was known for her homemade chicken and dumplings. Ellen also enjoyed shopping and listening to country music. Most of all, she cherished her time with her family and being a mother to nine children.

Ellen is survived by her children: Shirley Vanpool, Ricky (Tammy) Turner, Danny Turner, Darlene Tracy, Diane Robinson, Linda (John) Gary, and JoAnn Beers, as well as all of her loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Daniel Dolin and her sister Carole Harper.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lon C. Turner, her daughter Phyllis Strosaker, her son Joey Turner, her sisters Ruth Jones and Dora Graham, and her brothers Norvel Dolin and Mckenly Dolin.

Per her wishes, private graveside services will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.


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Christine M. Kramer

March 20, 2020

You had my heart from day 1! The biggest grin on your face and always askin me "Where you been"? So sassy, so sweet, that's my favorite memory of you. And seeing your kids, hangin out with you every day. So much love they have for you! Rest easy now, Miss Ellen, I, as well as many others here at The Woodlands, will miss that face! My love and condolences go out to your beautiful family. Love, Chris. I'm an Activities Asst. at The Woodlands.

Joyce Angle

March 20, 2020

What a sweet lady! Everyone loved Ellen. I am so sorry for your loss.

Nancy Nutter

March 12, 2020

" Sis" and my mom " Dora" were as close as sisters could be. We were all blessed to have our two moms in our lives. Now they are back together, and our hearts are broken once again. They both knew they were loved by so many.