Tarravechia, 80, of New Bern, North Carolina died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Craven
Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Tarravechia served
in the U S. Marine Corps during World War II. He was an avid lover of knowledge and
education and devoted most of his life to teaching.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 20; 2004, at 11 a.m.
at Cotten Chapel with the Rev. Jeremy Warnick officiating. Burial will follow at
Greenleaf Memorial Park.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Tarravechia; one son, Richard Joseph Tarravechia and
his wife, Debbie, of Charlotte, North Carolina; three brothers, Joseph Porto, Charlie
Porto, both of Syracuse, New York, and Sam Porto of Fulton, New York; four, grandchildren,
Zachary, Rachail, Ryan and Aaron Tarravechia. The family will. receive friends
from.6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Cotten Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart
Association, 3015 South. Memorial Drive, Suite A, Greenville, North Carolina 27834.
Arrangements by Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory.