Elaine C. Tarkowski

June 3, 2021

Elaine C. Tarkowski resident of Pensacola, FL passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at the age of 81.

She was born on October 21, 1939 to the late Ernest Castro and Gladys Roche Castro.

Elaine was a longtime member of St. John Catholic Church and a proud Navy wife to retired Commander Ronald C. Tarkowski, Sr. for 35 years. She enjoyed bowling and bingo. Her Castro heritage was something she was very proud of as being one of the first ten families to settle in Pensacola, FL. Elaine enjoyed her grandchildren and was especially proud of each of them.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ronald C. Tarkowski, Sr.; her parents; and seven siblings.

Elaine is survived by her three children, Barbara Dosh (John), Ronald Tarkowski, Jr. and Matthew Tarkowski; three grandchildren, Mallory Tarkowski (Trey), Nicholas Dosh (Gabby) and Dylan Stamenkovich (Kyndall); three great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Soryn and Atlas; one sister, Mary Hellriegel (John); two sisters-in-law, Rose Castro and Shirley Castro; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home South with Father Dennis O’Brien officiating. Burial will follow in Barrancas National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at 11:30 a.m. prior to services.

In lieu of flowers family requests that donations be made to Covenant Hospice Care Center at Sacred Heart.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home South, 100 Beverly Parkway, Pensacola, is entrusted with arrangements.


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