Jean (Friend) Tallarico

December 6, 1927 ~ April 20, 2018 (age 90)

Jean Friend Tallarico


­­Jean Friend Tallarico, 90, of Washington died Friday April 20, 2018 in Southmont Presbyterian Senior Care in Washington.

She was born December 6, 1927 in Washington the daughter of the late George and Marie McNary Friend.

Mrs. Tallarico lived most of her life in Washington and received her education in Washington Schools.

She was a devoted homemaker and in her younger years worked at Tygart Valley Glass and then Brockway Glass in Washington.

Mrs. Tallarico was a member of St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church in Washington. She was past president of the Christian Mothers and a member of the Pastoral Council. 

She also spent many years volunteering for bingos, festivals, fish fries and dinners at the church. 

In 2009 she was selected for the Pittsburgh Diocese Manifesting the Kingdom award for her many years of committed service to her church.

She was a member of the American Legion Post #175 Auxiliary, Pulaski Club and the Washington Senior Citizens.

On April 14, 1951 in St. Hilary Church, she married Frank Tallarico who passed away February 13, 1996.

Surviving are two daughters Cathy (David) Miller of Washington and Lori (Joseph) Rodgers of Ijamsville, MD.  Also surviving are five grandchildren David (Krista) Miller, Brandon (Kristen) Miller, Joseph, Nicholas, and Rebecca Rodgers, and three great grandchildren Jaden, Kaitlyn and Caleb. 

Deceased in addition to her husband are four brothers James, Stanley, Harold and Robert Friend.

Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. Monday in Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 1290 Jefferson Ave. in Washington.  Departing prayers will be held in the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday April 24, 2018 in St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church at 320 Henderson Ave. in Washington.  Interment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery in McMurray.  In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at or at Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400 McLean, VA 22102.



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