Melitta Tunquist

| 05 Sep 2023 | 12:38

    Melitta Tunquist was born in Germany to Anna and Leopold Doll on Dec. 22, 1924, and passed away on Sept. 2, 2023.

    She grew up in New York and married Ray Tunquist on July 20, 1946.

    They owned and operated Doll Lumber & Veneer Company in Florida, New York, for many decades.

    Her many talents included refinishing furniture, upholstery, writing poetry and her great love of nature and reading.

    Survivors include her daughter, two grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. Services are private.

    Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the T.S. Purta Funeral Home. To send a condolence online, please go to