KULPMONT — Myron Turlis, 90, of 1036 Chestnut St., Kulpmont, passed away Wednesday morning in his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born on Dec. 10, 1930, he was the son of the late Nester and Julia (Ferentz) Turlis.

He was a graduate of the former Kulpmont High School and the Williamsport Area Community College.

Myron served in the United State Navy from 1948 until 1952. He received the following commendations, the Korean Medal, the Navy Occupation Medal, the UN Ribbon, the China Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.

He was married on June 23, 1956, in Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church, Shamokin, to Bernice E. Turlis who preceded him in death on Oct. 13, 2015. Together they celebrated 59 ½ years of marriage.

Myron retired as a supervisor from the garment factory industry.

He was a member of Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church, Shamokin. In his younger years, he enjoyed bowling and golfing. He was also an avid Washington Redskins fan.

Myron was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. His happiest times were spent with his family.

Surviving are his children, grandchildren and one great grandchild.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by one son, one brother and two sisters.

TURLIS — Myron Turlis, 90, of 1036 Chestnut St., Kulpmont. Divine Liturgy will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Transfiguration Ukrainian Church, Shamokin, with the Rev. Mykola Ivanov officiating. Burial will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Ralpho Township. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701 or Family Home Medical Hospice, 50 South Oak St., Mount Carmel, PA 17851. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III, supervisor. To leave a condolence for Myron’s family, sign the guestbook at www.stutzfuneralhome.com.

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