Gritley A. ‘Sister’ Turner, 82: Longtime of of MPTV’s ‘Bread of Heaven’ program

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MANCHESTER, NH — Gritley A. “Sister” Turner, 82, of Manchester, died January 12, 2019.

She was born in Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica, on June 12, 1936.  Sister Turner immigrated to Manchester in 1963.

She was employed as an assembler with Carroll Cable for many years.

Devoted to her faith, she was a member of New England Pentecostal and Abiding Light Ministry. She hosted the Bread of Heaven program on Manchester Public Television for many years.

Sister Turner was predeceased by her husband, Thomas H. Turner in 1973.  She was also predeceased by a daughter, Joan Turner, in 2003.

Family members include two sons, John Turner and Patrick Brown; two daughters, Janet Turner and Elaine Parchment; three grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy and Madge.

Calling hours are Thursday Jan. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Connor-Healy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 537 Union Street, Manchester, NH.

A funeral service will take place Friday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Bedford.

Friends are invited to the Episcopal Church 106 Lowell St. for a gathering and remembrance of her life.

You can sign an online guest book here.