Obituary: Jerry J. Turecek, 86, of Shelton

Jerry J. Turecek, 86, of Shelton, retired as a chief engineer at Hershey Metal Products, husband of Greta (Dziadik) Turecek, died Nov. 17, in Gardner Heights Convalescent Center.

Born in Shelton on Feb. 2, 1930 son of the late Joseph and Valeria (Elias) Turecek; U.S. Army, veteran Korean Conflict.   

Also survived by children, Katherine Turecek Gerwien and her fiance, Steve Guardiani, Christine Turecek, and Patricia Turecek and her husband, Scott Rourke, brother, Charles Turecek and his wife, Barbara, two grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by four brothers, Frank, Emil, Joseph and Edward Turecek and a sister, Mary Pelham.

Burial: St. Peter and St. Paul Cemetery.

Memorial contributions: St. Margaret Mary Church, 50 Donovan Lane, Shelton, CT 06484.

Riverview Funeral Home, Shelton.