Born January 4, 1937 in Cedar Grove, Indiana she was the daughter of the late Oliver S. & Florence (Hitt) Puccini. She was united in marriage to David W. Tarter on October 1, 1978 and he preceded her in death on July 23, 2019.
A homemaker, she enjoyed raising her family. In her later years she was a voracious reader, and enjoyed crossword puzzles, and jig saw puzzles.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathy (Frank) Ward of Richmond, Indiana and Betsy (Tyson) Chastain of Knoxville, Tennessee, nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband David, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Connie Hyre and Bonnie Hardt; five sisters, Alma Bauer, Mary Vise, Eileen Weber, Christine Morgan, Frances Lenox; as well as three brothers, Oliver Puccini Jr., James Puccini, and Earl Puccini
Graveside services will be held on Monday, June 21, 2021; 11:00 A.M., at Holy Guardian Angels Cemetery, 405 U.S. Highway 52, Cedar Grove, Indiana.
The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to once again serve the Tarter family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com.