Third Generation


21. Marion Frances Turner was born on 18 March 1933 in Stonington, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

Marion Frances Turner and William Elmer "Foozy" Turner were married on 30 April 1950 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. They were divorced. William Elmer "Foozy" Turner, son of William Wesley Turner and Flora Maud Brown, was born on 8 August 1924 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He served in the military in Korean War, US Army. Served as a Corporal in the 25th Division L Company Wolfhounds. He was cremated in 2005. Foozy died on 29 October 2005 at the age of 81 in Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine, USA. WILLIAM ELMER TURNER
SWANS ISLAND - William Elmer Turner, 81, died Oct. 29, 2005, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 8, 1924, the son of Willie W. and Flora (Brown) Turner. William was a U.S. Army veteran serving his country in the Korean War as Corporal in the 25th Division L Company Wolfhounds. He held many jobs on Swans Island during his career, such as lobstering, constable, carpenter and road crew. He spent over 10 years as the school bus driver, a job he enjoyed very much. He was also employed by Mertic Morrison at his wharf and was the Swans Island Electric Coop lineman and engineer for 23 years. William was good at mechanics and engines and was the island handyman for many years. William loved to talk and is remembered by his family for his detailed stories and colorful language. He was fussy when doing a project, wanting everything to be precise. In his retirement years he also enjoyed knitting heads and doing many jigsaw puzzles. Surviving in addition to his wife of 34 years, Beverly (Ranquist) Turner is a brother, Theodore of Swan's Island; and children, Gary and his wife, Cindy, Kim and her husband, Dwight Colbeth, Kenny Ranquist, Carlton Ranquist, Beverly and her husband, Brent Stewart and Linda and her husband, Mike Camber. He is also survived by several grandchildren, Colleen, Cameron, Derek, Keyona, Robert, Brent Jr., Amanda and Rose Anna; and great-grandchildren, Jordan and Emma Rose. He was predeceased by two sisters and a daughter, Frances Kay. Graveside services will be held at a later date at Rose Hill Cemetery on Swan's Island
He was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. Worked for Swan's Island electric Coop for many years.

Marion Frances Turner-4559 and William Elmer "Foozy" Turner-4417 had the following children:

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Frances Kay Turner was born on 12 December 1950 in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, USA. She died on 8 February 1951 at the age of 0 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

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Kim Laurel Turner-11480.

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Gary William Turner-4851.

Marion Frances Turner and Arthur Duane Stinson were married on 26 September 1970 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Arthur Duane Stinson2, son of Walter Henry Stinson and Hilda Louise Lawry, was born on 7 August 1937 in Vinalhaven, Knox County, Maine, USA. He was born on 7 August 1937 in Vinalhaven, Knox County, Maine, USA. He died Bladder Cancer on 13 October 2001 at the age of 64 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Arthur was cremated in October 2001. He was buried on 21 October 2001 in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island. He served in the military in US Army. SWANS ISLAND - Arthur D. Stinson, 64, died after a battle with cancer at his home on Swans Island, Oct. 13, 2001, surrounded by family and friends.He was born on Vinalhaven, Aug. 7, 1937, the son of Walter and Hilda (Lawry) Stinson. He served his country as a spec 5 in communications in the Army. He fondly remembered his travels during his tour of duty in Germany and Europe. He held many jobs during his lifetime including lobsterman and dealer, mason, carpenter, caretaker, boat and trap builder, bus driver, telephone operator, meat cutter, and ferry terminal agent. However, he most enjoyed supervising the local teams when he ran The Coffee Shop and cooking at his take out, Our Place. Arthur was also called often to dowse a well around the island, a service he was very successful at.He is survived by Marion, his devoted wife of 31 years; and a son, Isaac, both of Swans Island; three sisters, Pauline of Marietta, Ga., Ruth of Franklin, and Dot and her husband, Dan of Swans Island; three nieces, Lorraine, Pat, and Melanie and their families; also two stepchildren, Kim and Gary and their families. He will be missed very, very much as a loving grandfather by his four grandchildren, Colleen, Cameron, Derek and Keyona.Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Grindle Hill Cemetery, Swans Island. Pastors Paul Joy and Paul Spearing officiating. Arrangements by Direct Cremation of Belfast.


Marion Frances Turner-4559 and Arthur Duane Stinson-13861 had the following children:

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Isaac Adam Stinson-31948.