Wakefield Faculty/Staff Deceased: In Memoriam

Richard Tarravechia
b: 3/13/1924   d: 3/23/2004

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Richard Tarravechia MR. RICHARD TARRAVECHIA, English IV; Great Books Club
Richard 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.


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