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Obituary for Carmine "Charlie" Turano

Carmine “Charlie” Turano, 71, of Westerly, lost his battle with cancer on June 20, 2020. He was the beloved husband for 45 years of Linda (Andrews) Turano.

Born in Serricella, Italy, he was the son of the late Angelo and MariaGrazia Turano and son-in- law of the late Theresa and Ralph Andrews.
Carmine had proudly served one year in the Italian Military. He was the owner and operator of Charlie Turano’s Asphalt and Construction and C&A Septic Service. Charlie loved and enjoyed his wife, children and grandchildren, as well as gardening, hunting and operating his machines.

In addition to his wife, Charlie will be deeply missed by his two daughters, Ashley and her husband Douglas Etchells of Coventry, and Carmela and her husband Michael Gouvin, Jr. of Richmond; and his two grandchildren, Giana Lynn Etchells and Haylee Lynn Gouvin; his sisters, Rosaria Murano (George) of New Jersey, and Rosina Gabriel of Westerly; his brothers, Pasquale Turano (Bomina), Giuseppe Turano (Immaculata) of Westerly, Alexassandro “Alex” Turano (Marlena) of New Jersey, Mario Turano (Rosetta) of Italy; his sister-in-law Giuseppina Turano; and many nieces and nephews. Charlie was predeceased by his siblings, Salvatore Turano (Georgina), Felice Turano (Maria), Francesco Turano, Maria Vaccaro (Mariano) of Italy; brother-in-law Richard Viera; and nephews, Angelo, Salvatore and Orazio Turano.

Due to current gathering restrictions, funeral service and burial are respectfully private. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit