Scott Tatarka

Obituary of Scott Tatarka

Scott E. Tatarka of Davie, FL, died after a brief stay in the hospital on Dec. 3, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Barbara Valentine-Tatarka

Born on September 10, 1958 in New Jersey, son of the late Anthony Tatarka, Sr. and Dorothy Wataha Tatarka. Scott was an avid sports enthusiast and was most happy when he was out fishing, whether on the boat with his nephew Kenny or in the back yard with his daughters and grandson. Scott was raised in Woodbridge NJ and upon graduation in 1978 moved to south Florida to work with his brother, Tony where he retired from in September 2016.

Scott was an amazing father and husband. He went above and beyond to make sure his family was well taken care of. Even when it seemed impossible he somehow made their desires come true.

He is also survived by two daughters: Breann Tatarka, of Lenox, PA and Heather Tatarka, of Cocoa FL; a grandson: Collin Tatarka; a brother, Anthony Tatarka, Jr. and his wife Elaine, of FL; a sister-in-law: Jane, of NJ; nieces and nephews: Kenny, Kevin and Kim, all of FL, Ronnie, Jody and Jerry, all of NJ, and Gary of FL.; a cousin, who was like a sister, Laurie Holifield of CA.

Scott was also preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law: Ronny and Pitsy Tatarka; brother and sister-in-law: Jerry and Grace Tatarka; and brother: Ralph.

The family will be holding a celebration of life on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Paradise Inn, 184 Route 106, Greenfield Township, PA.

Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Shifler-Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Clifford. PA.