Kenneth C. Turner, Supvr


Turner Funeral Home is owned and operated by both Ken and Jack Turner, licensed Funeral Directors.

Ken and Jack are aided by staff members: Pam Turner, Everett E. Bleakney, Ann Lemke, Gary Savor, Bob Stevenson, Denny Wallace, and Randy Hutchinson. All our staff is available to help you.

In loving memory of our longtime staff members Martha Bookamer and Betty Rouse.

Kenneth C. Turner

Ken is a graduate of Lincoln High School in Ellwood City and West Virginia University. He attended Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.

He is a member of Ellwood City Rotary, F&AM #599 Ellwood Lodge, Elks, Moose, Calvin Presbyterian Church, and is a past president of the Ellwood City Chamber of Commerce. He received the Ellwood City Young Man of the Year and Distinguished Service Awards from the Chamber of Commerce and Jaycees. He is a past president of the Beaver-Lawrence Funeral Directors Assn., and is a member of numerous sportsmans groups.

He was a Civil War reenactor and has contributed to many Civil War magazines, notably Time-Life's Civil War series. As a certfied scuba diver, he instructed on Search and Recovery over many years. Ken also served for many years as Deputy Coroner of Beaver County PA where he aided in the recovery of the USAir Flight 427 crash in Hopewell Township.

Jack R. Turner
Jack Turner graduated from Lincoln High School in Ellwood City. He graduated Cum Laude from Baldwin-Wallace University with a bachelor of science degree in Physiology and Anatomy. He then graduated Cum Laude from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science where he received the “Bowsher Award” (a prestigious medal presented to one student each year for their excellence at restorative art voted by their peers and faculty. He also received the Certificate of Excellence in Applied Embalming.

Post graduation, Jack began his duties as a licensed funeral director with his father and brother at Turner’s.

A few years later, he moved to become Supervisor of the Turner-Myers Funeral Home in New Castle. After 35 years in New Castle, he has now moved back into working with his brother Ken at the Ellwood City location after the New Castle operation closed in 2017.

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