Jeffrey Murray Turnbull

Born: Fri., Jan. 18, 1952
Died: Sat., Oct. 17, 2020


Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Tue., Oct. 20, 2020
Location: Church of Notre Dame


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Jeffrey Murray Turnbull, 68, of Hermitage passed away following an extended illness on October 17th, 2020 in St. John XXIII Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family.
Jeffrey was born January 18th, 1952 to Benjamin M. and Margaret (Conliffe) Turnbull in Ogdensburg, NY. He was a graduate of Peru High School in NY and earned his bachelor’s from Castleton University. Jeffrey worked as the District Circulation Manager for The Herald. On June 28th, 1980 he married his wife, Paula A. (Lombardo) Turnbull, who survives at home.
He was a member of Notre Dame Church and the Sharon American Legion. An avid golfer, Jeffrey scored a double eagle at Tom O Shanter course on the 13th hole. He played softball in the Shenango Valley Church League on the Notre Dame team who won several championships. He completed 5 marathons, was a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan, and shared a love for the L.A. Dodgers with his father.
He is survived by his wife, Paula A. Turnbull, daughter, Kathryn and her husband Andrew Tiefenthal of Sharpsville, mother, Margaret Conliffe Turnbull, his sister, Andrea Whitesel, niece, Stacey ( Scott) Mattos, nephew, Christopher Whitesel, and great nieces, Alyssa and Deanna Mattos all the above of Florida.  Also his sister-in-law, Angela Virostick, niece, Andrea (Corey) Kopta, and great niece , Sophia Kopta. All of Sharon.

Jeffrey was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin M. Turnbull, father in law, Paul J. Lombardo, mother in law, Anne Lombardo, and brother in law, Joseph M. Virostick.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday October 20th, 2020 at 11:00 am in Notre Dame Church Hermitage, PA with the Very Rev. Richard J. Allen, E.V. officiating.
Memorial contributions may be sent to St. John Paul II Elementary School Hermitage, PA in memory of Jeff.
Burial will take place in St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Cemetery Hermitage, PA.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.shermanfuneralhome.com
Arrangements entrusted to the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory LLC 2201 Highland RD. Hermitage, PA.

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Marsha (Gracenin) Davis
   Posted Sun October 18, 2020
Paula, I hope you remember me from our days at Edinboro University. I just wanted to let you know how sorry I am for the loss of your husband. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Debbie Kostka
   Posted Mon October 19, 2020
Paula: I was shocked and saddened to read of Jeff's passing. My deepest sympathies to you and your daughter. Jeff was a great guy, jovial and pleasant! I still remember our days down at The Lube partying and having fun! Boy we were young. I'm so, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you. Debbie Kostka (formerly Slovesko in case you don't remember!)

Jeanne Atkinson
   Posted Mon October 19, 2020
Thinking of you Katie and your family as you deal with the loss of your Dad. Take each day a moment at a time! Hugs and prayers from Ryan, Ricky and I 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️❤️❤️

Jim Raykie
   Posted Tue October 20, 2020
Dear Paula and Katie,
My memories of Jeff are from two different perspectives.
First are all of the wonderful times that Janice and I shared with you and Jeff. From New Year's Eves to Valentines Day dinners every year at the old Avalon Inn in Warren created memories that I will never forget.
Secondly, are my countless great times with Jeff from the first day that I met him at The Herald so many years ago. I could write a book.
Janice and I send you both many prayers and condolences and our love during this most difficult time. The world has been a less happy and less interesting place these last few years without Jeff to brighten it up.
May the angels comfort him and crack open a Miller Lite with him after a round of golf or a softball game. He is in a better place now. Gone but never forgotten.

Kevin Burnett
   Posted Tue October 20, 2020
My condolences to the family. Sorry for your loss. I believe Mrs. Trunbull was my fourth grade teacher at West Hill Elementary back in 1979-1980. In my prayers.

Bob Greenburg
   Posted Tue October 20, 2020
Paula and Katie,
Jeff was and will always be remembered as one of my most special friends in my life. Between golf, softball, an occassional beer, Jeff and I spent countless hours together and always felt he was like a another big brother to me. I know he LOVED you two as much as anything in this world. Please know that Kristin and I are praying for you and your family at this difficult time.

Deepest condolences,
Bob Greenburg

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