Wanda Turner, 47, Burlingham, N.Y., died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 26, 2009, at the Orange Regional Medical Center.
She was born February 22, 1962, in Tuxedo, N.Y., the daughter of Kenneth Robert Wertz and Lillian (Keefer).
She was an avid reader and talker. She loved education, learning, flowers and gardening, especially her vegetable garden.
She leaves behind her loving husband, Carl Turner; four sons: Mark Wertz, Brian, Eddie and Charles Burns; two daughters: Michelle Rose and Dawn Williams; her mother, Lillian (Keefer) Barbarick, formerly of Fulton County; four sisters: Diana Dunn, Yvonne Brooks, Victoria O'Dell and Pamela Wertz; a brother, Kenneth Wertz; and 12 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Wertz.
Funeral services were held at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30, at Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, Woodbourne, N.Y.
Condolences may be sent to Lillian Barbarick, 13 Westwood Ave., Ellenvillen, NY 12428 or at www.coloniallibryantfuneralhome. com.