Ann Turso, 80, of Freehold Township passed away peacefully on Christmas morning at Wedgwood Garden. She was born in Jersey City where she lived until moving to Toms River, and eventually settled in Freehold Township. Ann worked at Dixon Pencils in Jersey City for 25 years, and later for the Freehold Borough Clerks Office prior to her retirement in 1998. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, the Italian American Club in Jackson, and the Elks Club in Freehold Borough, as well as a parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. A member of the theater group at The Villages, Ann truly enjoyed singing and acting.
She was predeceased by her brother, Michael Turso; sister, Marie Amato; niece, Michelle McEvoy; nephew, Michael Thomas; and grand nephew, Bobby Martin. Ann is survived by her sister, Pauline Thomas of Freehold Township; brother, Joseph Turso of Toms River; four nephews, George Thomas, Joseph Turso and his wife, Sally, Richard Thomas and his wife, Barbara, and Michael Turso and his wife, Christine; five nieces, Angela Moody and her husband, Bruce, Colleen Drucker and her husband, Ken, Beth Martin and her husband, Bob, Laurinda Thomas, and Lisa Kaufman and her husband, Mark; and numerous grand nieces and nephews.
A memorial gathering will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Sunday, December 29, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM with her memorial service to follow. Interment will be private. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com