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Barbara JoyceTuriano

Barbara Joyce Turiano entered heaven on May 12, 2023, at 84 years old. She was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on March 12, 1939. In high school she met Gene, the love of her life, and they were married in 1957. Together for 65 years, they were blessed with 5 children. In 1985 they moved to Arizona. Barbara was generous, always young at heart, and a fashionista with flair. She danced with the Sun City Poms and the Dacin Dolls. But above all these things she loved Jesus and her church. Barbara is survived by her husband Gene, her 5 children 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grand children. A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, May 25th at 6:30 P, M. at Bellevue Heights Church 9440 W. Hutton Dr. in Sun City.