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Lucien J. Turenne
CHARLOTTE, NC- Mr. Turenne, 89, of Charlotte, NC, passed away Thursday morning, April 26, 2012 at his home.
He was born March 14, 1923 in Manville, Rhode Island, one of five children to the late Adjutor Theodore Turenne and Berthe Favreau Turenne.
Mr. Turenne served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II and worked as a mechanical engineer with the Celanese Corporation for thirty-three years.
Lucien served with the American Red Cross disaster services for 26 years, being true to his country he was a member of the American Legion Post 9 in Manville, RI for 60 years and was active with the Disabled American Veterans.
The family will greet friends 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Saturday, April, 28, 2012 at McEwen Funeral Service at Sharon. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 11:00 AM in the Chapel with The Reverend Albert Johnston, Sr. officiating.
Mr. Turenne is survived by his sister and brother: Annette Tailon and husband, Walter and Mozart Turenne and wife, Eva; his five step children: Felton Glenn Coleman and wife, Phyllis; Janie Sue Hargett; Ivy Coleman and wife, Mims; Ida Elizabeth Coleman and Jerry Coleman and wife, Linda; 8 grandchildren, 9great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Memorials may be made in remembrance of Mr. Turenne to Maranatha Baptist Church, 3028 Rocky River Road, Charlotte, NC 28215 or to Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte Region, 1420 E. Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28204.
Notes of encouragement and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting
McEwen Funeral Service at Sharon Memorial Park, 5716 Monroe Road, Charlotte, NC 28212.