STAMFORD, Conn. Ella Cathy Catherine Turzer, a lifelong Stamford resident, died Aug. 1, surrounded by family. She was 67.
She was born Feb. 1, 1945, to Paul and Ella Hason-Burch Turzer. Her family described her as a mother figure to her nieces and nephews.
Turzer is survived by three brothers, Paul (Madi) Turzer of Norwalk, Kevin (Cherie) Turzer of California and Ken Turzer of Stamford; a sister, Dorothy Turzer of Barre, Vt.; and the kids, her nieces and nephews, including Jamie, Shana, Kenneth, Ashley, Dallas, Michael and Dylan Turzer, all of Stamford. She is also survived by additional nieces and nephews.
Friends and family may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home and Crematory in Stamford. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 9:25 a.m. Saturday. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Maurice Church in Stamford. Burial will follow at St. John's Cemetery in Darien.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center, 30 Shelburne Road, Stamford, CT 06902.
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