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Theodore "Ted" Turek

January 04, 1941 - March 28, 2021

Obituary For Theodore "Ted" Turek

Age 80, on Sunday, March 28, 2021, of Whitehall, formerly of Mt. Oliver.

Beloved husband of 29 years to Paula Dugan Turek; stepfather of Kathleen Dugan Hill (Todd Lovell) and Laura Dugan (Marian Moser Jones); grandfather of Kelsey Baughman, J. Joshua Hill and Ella Dugan-Jones; son of the late Wasyl and Justine Turek; brother of Jean (Russell) Brungard and the late Marie Turek, Russell (survived by Roberta) Turek and Catherine (survived by Kim) Shaffer. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227 on Friday, April 2, 2021 from 2-7 p.m. Masks and social distancing guidelines must be adhered to. Interment will be held privately. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Dear Paula, I send my condolences to you and your family in the loss of your husband Ted. I remember Ted as a kind and humorous gentleman. Prayers for your family. Love Tanya Ashby
- Tanya Ashby
We will all miss Ted at the University of Pittsburgh Osher program. He and Paula - always there for their classes each week and Ted reaching out to educate about Vietnam Vets. Our hearts are with you Paula and family. Love from the Osher Staff
- Osher Staff
Paula & your family my prayers in the loss of your husband and our brother Veteran of Vietnam Veteran's Inc Honor Guard. Ted was a caring man and friend to all of us Vietnam Veterans. Dan Mc POYLE
- Dan Mc POYLE
Laura and Family: The Hamill's offer their most heartfelt and sincere condolences on the loss of Mr. Turek. We will keep him and each of you in our thoughts and prayers. Russ Hamill (UM)
- Russ Hamill
Our family will all miss Ted so much. He was such a gift to everybody in our family and such a joy for Paula. Our remembrances of many visits, vacations together, sports and family reunions will last for our entire lives. Love forever. - Fred and Nora Karsch
- Fred Karsch
To the family of Ted, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Ted and I were long time friends. Person with a big heart. I know he will be missed by many. Ted is now home with his Vietnam brothers. Rest with God, Ted.
- Kathie Wolf-Hegedus

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