Agnes (Zakrewski) Turci, 93, of Southington, wife of the late Henry A. Turci, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her beloved family and caregivers on Wednesday, August 25, 2021.
Born April 17, 1928 in Southington, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Anna (Simonik) Zakrewski. She was predeceased by her sisters, Mary Okenquist and Ann Feola.
Agnes lived her entire life in Southington where she attended local schools, graduating from Lewis High School in 1946. She worked many years for Allied Control before becoming a full-time wife and mother raising seven children. She was devoted to her family, humble and selfless to others above herself. She loved to sing and was a talented cook, artist and seamstress passing these gifts to her children and grandchildren. She was a devoted Christian and lifetime parishioner of Mary Our Queen Church in Southington.
Agnes is survived by her seven children: Gary Turci and wife Lori of Cheshire; Susan Turci and partner Gertrude Cowan of Boston, MA; Maureen Turci and husband Josef Kleineman of Fort Lee, NJ; David Turci and wife Susan of Plantsville; Carol Langston and husband Keith of Southington; Thomas Turci and wife Christine of Plantsville; Patricia Coviello and husband John of Plantsville.
She is also survived by grandchildren: Joshua Turci and wife Holly of Southington; Sara Turci-Ryan and husband Michael of Cromwell; Hannah Turci and fiancée Peter Romano; Jeffrey Turci; Andrew Turci; Jennifer Turci; Thomas Turci; Mia Langston and Anna Coviello, all of Southington.
Agnes’s family would like to thank her devoted daughter Carol, the entire staff at Southington Care, Franciscan Hospice Care and Dr. Andrew Guest for their love, compassion and excellent care and support over the years.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Agnes’s memory may be made to Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, 267 Finch Ave., Meriden, CT 06451 or Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave., Southington, CT 06489.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. from the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville with a 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Mary Our Queen Church, 248 Savage St, Southington. Burial will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. on Monday, August 30, 2021 at the Plantsville Funeral Home. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.