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In memory of Tanya Tareila
$6,355 raised
64% of $10k goal
74 contributors
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Ended Nov 18, 2014
Everybody who knew Tanya remembers that dazzling smile, her electric energy, her vivacity.  But most of all we remember how much she loved her husband and children.  Tanya was totally devoted to Bob, Robert, and Lexy.   But her heart ... More ...

Everybody who knew Tanya Tareila remembers her dazzling smile, her electric energy, her vivacity.  But most of all we remember how much she loved her husband and children. Tanya was totally devoted to Bob, Robert, and Lexy.

But her heart was so big that her love and devotion spread to so many others, including her father John, her mother Carol, her stepmother Jackie, her stepfather John, her mother-in-law Jane, her father-in-law Joe, her brother John, her sisters-in-law Anna and Caroline, her brother-in-laws Bryan, Mike, Vinny, and Joe, her beloved infant nieces, Evelyn (her godchild) and Chelsea, and best friends Sandy, Ricky, Al, and Mare.

On Labor Day, September 1st, Tanya suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm and a seizure. She was at home, and got prompt medical attention, but she never regained consciousness. The best doctors at the University of Pennsylvania Neuro Intensive Care Unit couldn't help her. She suffered four more strokes which caused brain stem damage, and there was no hope for survival.

At the age of 41, Tanya passed away peacefully on October 3, 2014 surrounded by her family.

The Tareila Family will have a very hard time dealing with the loss of their wife and mother. Robert, age 19, and Lexy, who just turned 9 just a couple weeks before her mother died, are devastated.

So that he can be with his children during this sad and trying time, Bob will have to take unpaid time off from work. (He used all his vacation and sick time when Tanya was in the hospital.)

The Tareila Family is also going from being a two-income family to a one-income family, and most of us can imagine how hard that will be. Tanya wasn't just a loving wife and mother, she was a breadwinner.

Anything that you can contribute to help Bob, Robert, and Lexy during this trying time would be most appreciated.  Any funds that are left over will be put away for the children.

Thank you for your very kind consideration.

Lots of pictures below .  .  .  .

Tanya and her godchild, her brother John's child Evelyn

Tanya with her mother Carol and husband Bob Tanya and her mother Tanya and the kids Tanya, Bob, Robert, and Lexy Three sets of mothers and their daughters!

Bob and Tanya Tareila with Tanya's brother John Bera Tanya as a bridesmaid in her brother's wedding, escorted by the bride's brother Tanay and her father John Bera, stepmother Jackie Bera, brother John Bera

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