William John ‘Bill’ Turcovski

Sept. 30, 1960 May 7, 2013

William John “Bill” Turcovski, 52, a resident of Severna Park, Md., for 20 years, died Tuesday at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Md.

He was born and raised in Altoona.

Surviving are his mother, Joan J. (Bieniek) Turcovski of Altoona; two brothers: Robert (Lori) of Altoona and James (Dawn) of North Huntingdon; five sisters: Linda of Altoona, Debra Henry (Dale) of Altoona, Cheryl Sedon (Peter) of Frederick, Md., Susan of Dallas, Texas, and Michelle of Scottdale; 12 nieces and nephews; two great-nephews; and numerous friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Michael Paul Turcovski, in 2007.

Bill graduated from Altoona Area High School in 1978 and from Penn State University in 1982 with a degree in electrical engineering. After graduation, he moved to Maryland, residing in Columbia, Ellicott City, Glen Burnie, Pasadena and then finally Severna Park. He started his career as an electrical engineer with Northrop Grumman (formerly Westinghouse) in 1982, where he later became an engineering manager.

Bill’s hobbies included gardening, bicycling and antiquing. In addition, he thoroughly enjoyed annual vacations to Hawaii and spending time with his nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 1 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2013, at Barranco & Sons, P.A., Severna Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park, Md. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, May 20, 2013, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 5519 Sixth Ave., Altoona, with interment to follow.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.

Online condolences may be made at www.barrrancofuneralhome.com.