Andrew A. Turco

April 1, 1931April 15, 2018

Andrew A. Turco of Berkeley Township passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. He was 87.

Born in Yonkers, NY and raised in Bronx, NY, later retiring to Berkeley Township in 1989. Andrew was a member of the Holy Name Society at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, Toms River.

Prior to retiring, he was a Maintenance Worker with the New York City Transit Authority. He was predeceased by his wife Stella in 2017 and also by his first wife Olympia. Surviving is a son Andrew Turco and his wife Theresa of Granite Springs, NY. 2 grandchildren: Andrew and Joanna. Also surviving is a brother Angelo and his wife Sarah. 2 sisters: Rose Kulesa and Carmela Turco-Sheridan and her husband Eugene.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, 26 Mule Road, Toms River.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday 11:30 am at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, Toms River. Entombment will follow at Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River.


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Visitation Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • Entombment Thursday, April 19, 2018

Andrew A. Turco

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Carmela Turco

May 12, 2018

Hey Big Brother
Still thinking about you. It's been a month now without you in the world and it seems I can't let you out of my mind. I'm thinking you're up there with mamma and papa and my Johnny too. Olympia and Stella are there with you too
I want to thank you for all you did for mamma and all of us too. It was a pleasure spending time with you in your last few months here on earth. So sorry you weren't able to talk to us. But I want you to know that I was so happy to be there by your side on that last night with Rose, Angelo and Sarah. and your Andrew. After we prayed the Our Father together I felt you were happy to leave us and finally rest. All our memories of us as a family even without papa are a treasure to hold in my heart until we meet again for our great reunion in heaven. I love you
Tell Johnny I miss him terribly.

Gina Turco-Guido

April 16, 2018

When I was young he would bring me to BeefSteak Charlie’s for a birthday dinner. We would go every year. Ya know, when you are one of eight kids, and you aren’t the oldest and you aren’t the youngest, you don’t get “Singled Out ” often, you tend to get lost in the shuffle. I was special once per matter what...thanks to Uncle Andy. We shared a birthday, and for that, my dear uncle, made me feel like I was queen for the day. I will miss him but will always have BeefSteak Charlie’s!!! ❤️❤️
I love you, Uncle Andy