Rosalind D. Turner, known to family and friends as “Roz”, went home to be with the Lord on September 28, 2018 at the age of 92 years at Somerset Woods Nursing Home in New Jersey.
Rosalind was a native and lifelong resident of Plainfield, NJ. She graduated from Plainfield High School and went on to study and receiving a fashion degree in New York City.
In one of Plainfield’s most beautiful weddings of the year, Rosalind married David E. Turner in 1950.
A true vision of grace, class and style, Rosalind worked ad managed the Lewis and Robinson Shop in Plainfield, NJ. She continued to be a private seamstress and fashion consultant for over 50 years. She dedicated over 30 years of service to the Metronomes, a scholarship mentoring program designed to educate and debut high school girls as debutantes! There she served as treasurer, part of the debutant tea organizer and at one point as the vice president. Rosalind was a faithful member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church for many years, dedicating her time a cherish member serving on the Alter Guild. Her service also extended to the community of Plainfield with her involvement with the Senior Citizens Organization as well as being a poll worker for school and general elections for many years.
In addition to her parents, Lester B. and Allee Johnson, Rosalind was predeceased by her husband David, three sister Julianne Smith, Jacquelind Ballard, Eugenia Morgan, and her brother Samuel Johnson.
To cherish her memory, Rosalind leaves her two brothers Benjamin Johnson and Lester Johnson Jr., sister Narissa Smith; two sisters-in-laws Mary Johnson and Helene Rowell; precious care givers niece Valerie Roney and great-niece Careem Smith. Devoted friends Jewell Gaither and Doris Copeland; and host of nieces and nephews, family and friends.
You will be in our hearts forever and be missed by all