Louis M. Tallarico


Louis M. Tallarico, of Brookfield, formerly of Hubbard, Ohio, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, June 8, 2019, following a brief illness. He was 95.
Mr. Tallarico was born March 15, 1924, in Galloway, W.V., a son of the late Moses and Anna (Interdanato) Tallarico. He graduated from Hickory High School, Hermitage, and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force (known then as the Army Air Corps), where he trained as a pilot during World War II.
Following his honorable discharge, Louis returned home and was employed by Wheatland Tube, Wheatland.
He began in 1946 as a die-setter in the finishing department, and later became a foreman prior to his retirement in 1984.
Louis was of the Catholic faith.
He enjoyed his yard work, gardening and making things out of wood and metal.
Louis was very proud to have built a home for his son, as well as one for himself and his wife.
Louis married the former Caroline A. Mattozzi on June 14, 1947, in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Farrell. He first spotted her, "the girl in the red dress," at the bus stop. Sometime later, his mom asked him to walk her to her friend's house and he obliged. When they arrived at the home, who answered the door, Caroline, "the girl in the red dress."
Surviving are his son, Louis J. Tallarico, Las Vegas, Nev., and his children, Brian C. (Missy) Tallarico, Montana, and Brad J. (Rosemary) Tallarico, Las Vegas; a daughter, Elaine P. (Danny) Smolnik, Brookfield, Ohio, and her children, Vincent A. Rotunno, Vienna, Ohio, and Steven A. (Nomeki) Rotunno, and their children, Gianna C. and Maria A. Rotunno, all of Campbell, Ohio. Also surviving are two sisters, Catherine Matters, Hermitage, and Caroline (Don) Hudspeth, Burghill, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Louis was preceded in death by his wife, Caroline, who passed July 15, 1995; three sisters, Sinia Narduzzi, Virginia Ross and Mary Petrillo; four brothers, Frank, Joseph, Robert, and Charles Tallarico; an infant brother, Roy Tallarico; and infant twin siblings, a brother and sister.
Many thanks to everyone who helped care for Lou during his declining health.

Louis M., 95, of Brookfield, formerly of Hubbard, Ohio.
Services: In keeping with Lou's wishes, all services were held privately. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Interment: St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Hermitage.
Arrangements by J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC., 1090E. State St., Sharon.
Published on June 10, 2019
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4 posts

Shelia OBrien
Jun 16, 2019
Sorry for your loss. I hope you saw him when we had our class reunion. God bless.
Beverly Santell Evans
Jun 12, 2019
Louie and Elaine I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. He will always have a special place in my memory of the good old neighborhood and how close we all were growing up. I remember how neat he kept everything and made everything look perfect. God's peace and comfort
be with you all.
Ronnie and Rosie Stockton
Jun 11, 2019
Sorry for your loss. We will all miss him.
Albert Ruffo
Jun 10, 2019
I will always grateful for all the help and knowledge you gave me at work. Thank you.