Rosa Evelyn Tatro

| September 7, 2013

Tatro RosaRosa Evelyn Tatro, 74, West Lafayette and formerly of Coshocton went home to be with the Lord and her husband Barney at  8:55 A.M. Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Lafayette Pointe  Nursing and Rehabilitation surrounded by her loving family.

Born July 31, 1939 at Oak Run in Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Harford and Rosa Ellen (Harper) Strausbaugh.

A high school graduate of Clyde High School, Evelyn and Barney were house parents for Circle Villa followed by Children Services Group Home in Coshocton. She and her husband were special parents not only to their own family but to many, many Coshocton children.

A member of Coshocton Baptist Church Rosa Evelyn enjoyed fishing, camping, being a super grandmother, helping others and was a great cook.

She truly will be missed by her three sons Tom (Linda) Tatro of Fresno, Wayne “Dick” Tatro of Pensacola, Florida, Mike (Cheryl) Tatro of Zanesville; foster son Harry Harsh of West Lafayette;  13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren one great-great-granddaughter; four brothers Larry (Diane) Strausbaugh, Bob (Marsha) Strausbaugh both of Fremont, James Strausbaugh of Columbus, Winfield (Margaret) Strausbaugh of Cut Off, Louisana; a sister Neva (John) Kelly of Gila Bend, Arizona and many nieces and nephews

In addition to her parents and husband Byron “Barney” Tatro who passed away August 22, 2009, Rosa Evelyn was preceded in death by her step-mother Louise Nadine (Salvage) Strausbaugh.

A celebration of Evelyn’s home going will be held at 12 Noon, Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at the Coshocton Baptist Church with Pastor Paul Schwab officiating followed by a luncheon for family and friends in the church fellowship room.

Calling hours will held from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., Monday, September 9, 2013, at the Free Funeral Home, Coshocton and from 11:00 A.M. to 12 Noon, Tuesday at the Coshocton Baptist Church.

The cremains of Barney and Rosa Evelyn will be buried at Fairfield Cemetery in West Lafayette at a later date.

Memoriums may be made to Hospice Memorial Program, P.O. Box 1284, Coshocton, Ohio  43812.  Envelopes are available at the Free Funeral Home.

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