Michael Tartaglia , age 75, was born January 27, 1937 in East Chicago, IN and died September 21, 2012 at his home in Fairfield Glade, TN. He was a Machine Tool Engjneer, and in his free time he loved gardening, reading and playing computer games. He enjoyed and loved all people, visiting and talking with them and playing card and board games with friends. He served in the United States Navy.
He is survived by his wife- Gloria Tartaglia; son- Michael A. Tartaglia and Jennifer from Rockford, IL; beloved step-son- Mark Wetterstrand from Joliet, IL; daughters- Debora Weidner and Kurt from Rockford, IL, Michelle Jones and Bryan from Oakland, IL, Renee Brown from Rockford, IL; beloved step-daughter- Mary Wetterstrand from Schiller Park, IL; 11 grandchildren and five great grandchildren; brother- Frank Tartaglia.
He was preceded in death by his parents-Frank and Viola Helen DiMichelle Tartaglia; sister- Esther Stern; two daughters- Andrea and Valerie.
His services will be on October 8, 2012 at 10:00 AM with Father John officiating at St. Francis of Assisi in Fairfield Glade. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Cumberland County and St. Francis of Assisi.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory will be in charge of the arrangements.