Meriden - Jean L. Tarca, beloved wife for 58 years of Lawrence Tarca passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 18, 2006. She was born in Hartford, CT on April 8, 1928 a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Scott) Milvae. Jean was graduate of Bloomfield High School class of 1946 where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She was employed at Napier Company until her retirement in 1989. Jean was a member of the Center Congregational Church for 19 years where she was a member of the Koinonia Club. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who will be very deeply missed. Besides her husband, Lawrence, she is survived by four children and their spouses, Laurie and Mark Conrad of Nashua, NH, Thomas and Sharon Tarca of Wallingford, Nancy and Robert Charrette of Windsor Locks and Susan Vaillancourt of Meriden, seven cherished grandchildren, Sam and Ben Conrad, Steven Tarca, Andrew and Eric Charrette and Amanda and Erica Vaillencourt, two brothers and their wives, Raymond and Carol Milvae of Lebanon and Robert and Joan Milvae of Merritt Island, FL as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers and three sisters. Funeral service Monday, July 24 at 10:00 a.m. at Center Congregational Church, 474 Broad St., Meriden. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Beeecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden on Sunday, July 23 from 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Jean's memory may be sent to Center Congregational Church, Memorial Fund, 474 Broad St., Meriden, CT 06450.

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  1. Dear Larry and family, We were so shocked to hear of Jean’s sudden passing. We hold you and your family in our prayers. May God Bless and comfort each and everyone of you. With Love and Peace, Pam and Steve Gorman

  2. Dear Nancy and family, My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I will be praying for you during this difficult time. Love, Christina

  3. Dear Ray and Carol, We first met Jean through your family album, a lifetime of pictures of a loving family and later at a party for Ray. She had the same warmth and love in person as she did in her photos. She was surrounded by a loving family for which you are truly blessed. We were blessed to have met her. May wonderful memories of her always be with you and your family. Our heartfelt prayers are with your family.

  4. Dear Sharon, Tom and Family, Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are extended to you at this time. May: .The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you; The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace. Numbers Chapt 6 vs 24-26

  5. Dear Sharon, Tom and Steve, Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Wish we were there to give you all a hug and to extend help if needed. Much love, Ruth and Carl

  6. Dear Tom and Sharon: So sorry to hear of your sudden loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Your mom is with my mom making jewelry for the other ladies in heaven.

  7. I am so sorry to hear of Jean passing away. She was like a sister to me and will miss her greatly. Anna

  8. Larry and Family, I am so saddened to hear about Jean. She was a lovely lady and I am so happy to have known her.I know she is with her family before her in Heaven. May your fond memories of Jean bring you comfort during this difficult time. Love, Susan Knollinger Morse and Don Morse

  9. Larry and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I don’t get the paper so never new of your wife’s passing until tonight 10/14/06. Every day I bring my son Michael to school, I see you Larry dropping off your grand daughter. I haven’t seen you for awhile, and when I did, you were by yourself, and I always saw your wife with you. I had a bad feeling, so I happened to be on the internet and decided to type in your name and her obituary came up. I was saddened that I didn’t know sooner. I am so sorry. Katie (your TM Supervisor from the Unimax Days)

  10. Larry- I wish you the comfort of your wonderful children, your grandchildren and the memories of a beautiful life shared with Jean. Wendy

  11. Nancy and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. God bless.

  12. Nancy, I was so sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. It is not easy when a loved one passes whether it is quickly or whether it is due to a chronic illness. Please know that my thoughts and prayers have been with you and your family since I learned the news last week. I do hope you and your family can get away for a few days. Your wonderful memories will be with you forever to cherish as you watch your own family mature and lead their own lives.

  13. Nancy, Just know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We hope you find comfort in knowing and remembering the special times that you, friends and family were able to share with .Mom.. Always know we’re just a call away my friend. Marsha Davis-T & Gary Thompson

  14. Sending my deepest sympathy to the whole family. I will always remember Jean as a very kind and loving person. I pray that time heals your pain and memories will bring you comfort for years to come. Susan Marshall

  15. Sharon & Tom & the entire Tarca Family We send our sincere condolences on your loss. All our prayers for strength during this difficult time. Sincerely Jill & Tom

  16. Sue, Mr. Tarca and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Your mom was such a kind and gentle person. Your old Sagamore Rd pal, Fran

  17. To the Tarca Family, To this day I have not forgotten her spaghetti and salad and especially what a sweet lady she was. I am truly sorry for your loss. Love, Diane (Howard)Boughton

  18. Tom, Sharon and family. We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear mother. We know that you miss her, and our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sincerely, Nancy and Kris Madden

  19. Tom, Sharon and Steve, May your devotional love and strong hearts get you through this very difficult time. Our hope is that your pain will pass quickly and be replaced with beautiful memories.

  20. Uncle Larry, Laurie, Tom, Nancy and Sue, You are all in my thoughts and prayers every day. I am so sorry that I was away when Aunt Jean’s services were held. She will be missed! Love, Jill

  21. Uncle Larry, Laurie, Tom, Nancy, and Sue, There is an angel above to watch the .shows. of those left behind. Thanks for letting the neices share Aunt Jean with you. May her love and memories surround you with comfort. Love, Bonnie

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