Col. Armand Luigi "Al" Turrin, USAF-Retired
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Al battled valiantly against cancer. He passed at home with family by his side. He was the true Italian Patriarch, loved by so many family and friends. Thank you for the overwhelming support during his final journey. He is on his final flight to God.

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Col. Armand Luigi "Al" Turrin, USAF-Retired Obituary


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“If a hug could ease your pain we would offer our arms to enclose you and our shoulders to absorb your tears. May God bless you and your children with...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Richard & Elaine Klement - NH

“The Reder family sends it's best to Col. Al's family. One of my dad's all time favorite flying buddies was Al. He was also a trip on the golf...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Rod Reder - Land O'Lakes, FL

“We will miss you Uncle Al but we know you are with us in spirit to guide us. Thank you for all the laughs at Tina's house! ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Joanne Weiland - Safety Harbor, FL

“I will always treasure the warm memories of Colonel Turrin. He welcomed me into his home and treated me like another daughter. His kindness,...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Kathryn Wolfe - Nashville, TN

“Bridge will never be the same for me dear one. What a short sweet relationship my friend. I truly believe that the angels are losing their wings...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Jan Pardo - Tampa, FL

“Evelyn, Our prayers go out to you and your family..Armand was a Loving Husband,Father, Patriot, and a good friend..It was always a joy to be in his...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Jean & Cas - Pompton Lakes, NJ

“My heartfelt condolences go out to the family of Col. Al Turrin during this very difficult time. Col. Turrin loved his country, was the consumate...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Barry O'Rourke - Hickory, NC

“Al, thank you so much for looking after Tommy & Linda and for being such a great friend to me and our whole family. We will truly miss you and your...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: George & Barbara O'Leary Isabella, Kimberly, Alyssa - FL

“God Bless You Al...Your warm personality and hearty humor was very treasured by Chuck and our family. You will be missed! ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Luci Norlin - Tampa, FL - friend

“Dear Evelyn, I hope you know how special Al was to me. His honesty, story telling, and kindness were so appreciated. He will remain in my heart...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Maria - Tampa, FL - Friend

“Evelyn, Our prayers are with you during this difficult time. Love, Sandra & Jim Fesler ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Dr. & Mrs. James A. Fesler - FL

“Condolences to your family during this tough time. From myself and the rest of your Pi Kapp brothers, we will keep you in our prayers. CT ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Casey Taylor - Birmingham, AL


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Turrin, Armand Luigi "AL", Retired Col., 78, of Tampa, passed away on January 28, at his home. Al was born in New York City and was a world traveler.
He was a retired Colonel with the United States Air Force and was awarded numerous medals, including the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal.
He was an avid supporter of Mount St. Michael Academy in NY and College of the Holy Cross in Worchester, MA. and was a member of Incarnation Catholic Church, Tampa. Al is survived by his loving wife Evelyn, whom he was devoted to for 60 years; his daughter Linda O'Leary and his son-in-law Tommy; son Larry Turrin and his daughter-in-law Jeri-Ann; grandchildren, Cayley and Bradley Turrin; a brother, Fred Turrin and his sister-in-law Joanne and three granddogs, Chopstix, Zeus, and Bruno Luigi.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation Thursday evening from 6-8 pm, prayer service 6:30 pm, at the Blount & Curry West Chapel, 6802 Silvermill Dr., Tampa, where a funeral service will be held on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL 2:30 pm, with military honors.