Paula Egan Turk, of Kingston passed away peacefully at home, on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, after a lengthy battle with dementia. She was 64. Born in Saugerties, N.Y. May 5, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Delores (Abeel) Zmiyarch.

Besides her parents she was predeceased by her former husband, William Egan from Hurley. Survivors include Steven Turk, her loving husband for over 23 years; her brother Paul Zmiyarch and his wife Bonnie; her brother James Zmiyarch and his wife Deidra; her sister Lorie Schaefer and her husband Michael; and several nieces and nephews.

She was employed, for many years, by Duplex Products, Inc. and later by both Kingston & Northern Dutchess Hospitals. Paula enjoyed cooking, gardening, and jewelry design. She attended community college, majoring in computer graphic design.

Entrusted to the care of Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Ave., Kingston, where family and friends may visit on Tuesday February 6, 2018 from 10am to 12pm with the service of remembrance starting at 12pm. Burial will follow in Hurley Cemetery, Hurley, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the Ulster County SPCA at

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