Published 1:45 pm Monday, March 24, 2008
Mr. Michael Tarro, 87, of 469 Tankard Drive, Bath, died Friday, March 21, 2008 at the Beaufort County Hospital.
A mass of resurrection will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at Mother of Mercy Catholic Church with Father M. Arturo Cabra officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Monday, March 24, 2008 at Hillside Funeral Service, 4500 Highway 264 East, Washington with a rosary at 6:30 PM.
Mr. Tarro was born October 19, 1920 in Kensington, Conn. He was the son of the late Giuseppe and Racheal Leone Tarro. He attended school in Cranston, RI and was a veteran of the US Maritime Service. On October 18, 1958, he married the former Lucette Croteau, who survives. Mr. Tarro was a retired manager for Travelers Insurance Company in Hartford, Conn. He had been a resident of Beaufort County since 1987. He was a member of Mother of Mercy Catholic Church and the Moms and Pops.
Survivors include his wife, Lucette Croteau Tarro; one daughter, Denise Tarro Jackson and husband, George of Newington, Conn; two sons, Andre Michel Tarro and wife, Kathy of Centreville, Va., and William Joseph Tarro and wife, Betina of Weddington, N.C.; two sisters, Ann Tarro Yacinski of South Windsor, Conn., and Rose Tarro Masselle and husband, Anthony of Manchester, Conn.; a sister-in-law, Phyllis Tarro of Southington, Conn.; six grandchildren, Alexander and Amaia Jackson, Wesley and Kyle Tarro, and John and Ryan Allen; and one great-grandaughter, Taylor Allen.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Peter Tarro.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be directed to: Mother of Mercy Catholic Church Building Fund, 112 West 9th Street, Washington, NC 27889 or The American Heart Association, 3015 South Memorial Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.
You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.hillsidefuneralservice.com.