Anthony Talarico, 49, passed away Friday, February 17, 2012 at his home. Born in Ft. Wayne, IN, Anthony attended Wayne HS. He worked as a Truck Driver with Overnight Trucking for 15 years and attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven. He loved his children and grandchildren and enjoyed woodworking building benches and birdhouses, he liked to golf, fish, cook and was a car enthusiast.. Surviving are his mother, Bertha Talarico of Ft. Wayne, IN wife, Annett Talarico of Decatur, IN daughters, Jennifer (James) Klotz, Nicole (Jeremy Moening) Talarico, Angel Talarico all of New Haven, IN, Toni Talarico of Ft Wayne, IN, and Brianna Talarico, sisters, Virginia Hiltunen, Lucia (Steve) Schultheis, Teresa Geyer, Annita Papenbrock all of Ft. Wayne, IN brothers, Thomas (Loni) Talarico of Toledo, OH , IN Peter (Vecchi) Talarico of Fort Wayne, IN Phil (Gina) Talarico of New Haven, IN and 9 grandchildren . Anthony was preceded in death by father, Tommaso Anthony Talarico, son, Thomas Talarico, brother-in-law, Charlie Hiltunen. Service is 2:00 pm, February 24, 2012 at – D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue with visitation two hours prior . Burial in Catholic Cemetery , Fort Wayne, Indiana. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Anthony M. Talarico Memorial Fund, to benefit his minor children. Donations will also be accepted at any Wells Fargo Bank.. To sign the online guest book go to mccombandsons.com.

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