Obituary for Lisa Katrin Soeller (Turpin)
CLIFTON PARK Lisa Katrin Turpin Soeller, 56, died peacefully Thursday, October 5, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born in Troy, she was the daughter of Elizabeth “Dolly” Marcil Turpin and the late Eugene Turpin.
Lisa was employed as a teacher’s aide in the Shenendehowa School District for 10 years and had also volunteered there for many years. She also worked at Fleet Feet Sports in Albany and was a mentor in their “No Boundaries” Program. She was a founding member of the Arctic Foxes Women’s Hockey Team in Clifton Park and was an Adirondack 46er, an avid runner and kayaker. She simply loved doing anything outdoors in nature.
One of the greatest joys in Lisa’s life was raising her 3 beloved children.
She was the mother of Thomas, Brian (Katalina) and Gary Soeller, the partner of Cindy McKay and the sister of David Turpin (Linda), Lynn Gagnon (Gilles), Mark Turpin (Barbara), Steve Turpin (Diane), Eric Turpin, and Jill Stewart (Pete). She is also survived by her former husband, Michael Soeller as well as a large extended family.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad Street, Waterford.
Relatives and friends may visit with the family from 4-7 p.m. prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga, NY 12866 or to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110.