"Gussie" (D'Afile) Turinese,
of Mansfield, wife of the late Alfred Turinese, died on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Epoch of Norton. She was 93. Born in Mansfield on March 27, 1922 she was the daughter of the late Victor and Assunta (Lanzi) D’Afile. She was a lifelong resident of Mansfield and attended Mansfield schools.
Gussie enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading, and going to her grandson’s sporting events in their younger days. She and her husband also enjoyed weekends at their cottage in Dennisport, MA.
Her survivors include a daughter, Janet Eagan and her husband Michael of Mansfield; two sisters, Mary Brunelli of Franklin and Rose Mendes of Taunton; two grandsons Kevin and Jeff Eagan both of Mansfield and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Palmira Leandri, Ida Delleo, N. Lawrence D’Afile and Louis D’Afile.
A funeral mass will be held at St. Mary’s church, 330 Pratt Street (Rte. 106), Mansfield on Thursday November 5th at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will be at St. Mary’s cemetery. Calling hours will be held at Bolea-Amici Funeral Home, 115 N. Main Street Mansfield on Wednesday Nov. 4th from 4 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to Epoch Namaste Program or to Epoch Sunshine Fund, 185 Mansfield Ave. Norton, MA 02766
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