James Turcy

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Born on April 6, 1951

Departed on June 24, 2019

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James George Turcy, 68, a life-long Beacon resident and for the last 34-years a resident of Sarasota, FL, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2019. James was born in Beacon, NY on April 6, 1951, son of the late Joseph G. & Marion (Calaluca) Turcy.

A graduate of Beacon High School; upon graduating enlisted in the United States Army, and bravely served during the Vietnam War from 1969-1972.

James was a volunteer firefighter with W.H. Mase Hook and Ladder, and also the Castle
Point VA Fire Dept., for several years before moving to Sarasota, FL.

Jimmy was a hard-worker, he loved working with his hands; and was a boat mechanic in Florida.

James is survived by his brother and sister-in-law Joseph and Beverly Turcy of Beacon; his niece/Goddaughter Patty Rose, and nephew Joseph J. Turcy; his best friend and roommate Carl Ziegler; He is also survived by 3 nieces and cousins.

Along with his parents, Jimmy was predeceased by his beloved brother Michael Turcy, and his 2 sisters Elizabeth and Jean Turcy.

His Family & Friends will gather on Saturday, July 13th for a 11AM Graveside Service and Military Honors at St. Joachim Cemetery, Washington Avenue, Beacon. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508. To offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit: www.www.libbyfuneralhome.com

Guestbook Entries

  1. Jinni Turcy June 27, 2019 at 10:44 pm - Reply

    I wanted to add my name Jinni Turcy as his surviving daughter. He also has three grandchildren. I love you Dad.

  2. Jinni Turcy July 1, 2019 at 11:37 am - Reply

    Wishing my name was in here. I’m his daughter and he has three granddaughters

  3. Jinni Turcy July 9, 2019 at 8:30 am - Reply

    This is his daughter Jinni Turcy. I don’t know why I’m not on here or his three granddaughters. And I don’t know why my info was just deleted. May you rest in peace dad

  4. Patty Rose July 10, 2019 at 12:12 am - Reply

    I remember everything even the things I was much too young to remember. You were the first man to send me roses on my birthday, you took me to “fancy” dinners when you would come home from Florida, instead of hanging out with friends. And in the end we got to spend our time together talking about all those old days. You asked to see a google map photo of Mase Hook and Ladder, you FaceTimed with Dad, Mom and got videos from JJ. I can never thank you enough for all that you taught me about life, love and trust. May you always RIP, Dearest Uncle.

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