Dino Q. Turchi, 81, a resident of Ashland, formerly of Framingham, died Thursday, May 13, 2010. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Ottavio and Guiseppina (Baroni) Turchi. He was the husband of Vilma J. (Ferri) Turchi, who died in 2003. Mr. Turchi was a graduate of Framingham High School, Class of 1947. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Alaska. Mr. Turchi was a member of the Christopher Columbus Club in Framingham. He also followed and enjoyed all Boston sports teams. He was a barber for more than 48 years, and owned his own shop in the former Kendall Hotel in Framingham. Mr. Turchi is survived by his daughter, Lisa Guerette of Shrewsbury; his sons, Perry Turchi of South Bend, Ind., and John Mathieu of Framingham; his grandchildren, Bobby Guerette of Shrewsbury, and Taryn J. Turchi of South Bend, Ind. He is also survived by his siblings, Rose Maietta of Milford, Fausta Stevens and Alma Hutchinson both of Framingham, Ronald Turchi of Westborough; a sister-in-law, Alice and her husband, Larry Jean, of New Hampshire; a brother-in-law, Lenny Ferri of Connecticut; a dear friend, Priscilla Chiavarini; and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was the brother of the late Caesar and Louis Turchi. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Tuesday, May 18, at 9 a.m., at the Norton Funeral Home (www.nortonfuneralhome.com), 53 Beech St. (corner of Union Avenue), Framingham, followed by his funeral Mass at 10 a.m., at St. Tarcisius Church, 562 Waverley St. (Rte. 135), Framingham. Burial will follow in the family lot in St. Tarcisius Cemetery, Framingham. Visiting hours are Monday, May 17, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Turchis memory may be made to the Framingham Heart Study, 75 Mt. Wayte Ave., Framingham, MA 01702.
Published in MetroWest Daily News on May 16, 2010