In memory of
Dolores T. Tarka
TARKA Dolores T. Dolores T. Tarka, age 90, of Toledo, died Sunday, February 12, 2017 in the Franciscan Care Center. She was born August 11, 1926 to Walter and Mary (Szymczak) Blochowski in Toledo. Dolores worked at Libbey Glass for eleven years, Craftmaster for three years and retired in 1989 from Rowe Industry after 28 years. She was a member of the St. Hyacinth's Seniors, tap Polka Club, IMA Polka Association, Eagles 197, Chet Zablocki Senior Center and the Local 12 Retirees. Dolores enjoyed bowling, gardening, Polka dancing, traveling, and all the casinos. Dolores was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, sons, Mark and Timothy; both parents; sister, Alice Habrych; brothers, Ray (Margie) Blochowski and Daniel Blochowski and dear friend, Dan Dembowski. Surviving are her daughter, Linda (Frank) Fulop; grandchildren, Melissa Tarka, and Michele (Brian Shoemaker) Tarka; great-grandson, Joey Hudson; and daughter-in-law, Cindy (Steve Kiff) Tarka along with many nieces and nephews. Friends and family may call at the Urbanski Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Home, 5055 Secor Road, Toledo (419) 475-5055 on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 2 until 7 p.m. with the Rosary being prayed at 7 p.m. Funeral Services will begin Thursday, February 16, 2017 with closing prayers in the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. and continue with the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in Christ the King Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. As published in The Blade
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