Jack Turso – December 24, 2021

Jack Turso, 81, of Hoboken, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 24, 2021.

Jack was a well-known, lifelong Hoboken resident. He graduated from AJ Demarest Hoboken High School and served in the United States Army. After his service, Jack went on to a 30-year career as truck driver and member of the Teamsters Union. Thereafter, he worked for the City of Hoboken as a public safety dispatcher and parking utility officer. Jack was an avid reader and history enthusiast. His free time was spent watching his favorite sports team, NY Yankees and sharing a wealth of stories. 

A loving brother, father and grandfather, Jack’s memory will be honored by his beloved sister, Gia, his dearest sons, Jack, Joseph, Carmine, and Louis, his brother-in-law Donald, his daughter-in-law’s, Janice, Desiree, and Jade, his treasured grandchildren, Sebastian, Christian, Derek, and Landon.  The memory of Jack’s dedication to family and friends, passion for the Yankees and history, and enduring spirit will live on through them.

Jack has found peace in God’s grace with his mother Eufemia and father Joseph Turso.


Visitation for Jack will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 10:00 AM – 11:00AM at St. Francis Catholic Church in Hoboken (corner of Third and Jefferson Streets). A Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 AM at St. Francis Catholic Church. Burial will follow after the Mass at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington. Social distancing and masks should be used during the gatherings at the Church. 

Lawton-Turso Funeral Home

7 thoughts on “Jack Turso – December 24, 2021

  1. Rest In Peace , Jack. Condolences to the family. Geri and I missed talking with Jack since he left Hoboken.
    He was a genuine Hoboken person.

  2. My condolences to the Family and all friends who knew him. He was one of the best police dispatchers I had fun with even though I was a cop in Weehawken but also a Hoboken born and raised person. May he rest in peace. he will surely be missed Retired Capt Joe Muti

  3. Jack, may you Rest In Peace! We had some good times in the radio room at 108 Newark Street. 🙏🏼🙏🏼

  4. On behalf of my family and myself I thank you for the kind words and condolences for my brother jack. Sincerely , Gia M. Eckhard

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