Merrill A. Turner, 71

OSWEGO, NY – Merrill A. Turner, 71, passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2018, at Upstate Hospital in Syracuse.

She was born on April 11, 1947, in Penn Yan, NY, a daughter to the late Louis and Mary Serefine.

She worked as a NYS court reporter for 37 years.

She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Thomas “Bart” Turner; and her son, Thomas Turner.

There will be no calling hours or service.

James A. Menter Funeral Home has care of arrangements.


  1. I worked with Merrill in the Courts for many years, she was very classy and a pleasure to work with. I’m very sorry to hear of her passing. My condolences to Bart and Tommy.

  2. Merrill was a truly wonderful person. She helped me as a newbie attorney and continued to do so up to and after her retirement. She will be missed greatly. My condolences to her family and may she rest in peace.

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