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Louis E. Tartaglia, Jr.

March 26, 1941 July 28, 2019
Louis E. Tartaglia, Jr.
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Obituary for Louis E. Tartaglia, Jr.

Louis E. Tartaglia, Jr., age 78, of Brockton, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019, of renal failure after years of cancer treatments. A lifelong Brocktonian, he was the son of the late Louis E. Tartaglia, Sr. and Mary (Volta) Tartaglia. A dedicated family man, Louis is survived by his loving and devoted wife of nearly 52 years Ernestine “Tina” (Johnson) Tartaglia and their son Michael. He leaves behind older brother Charles Tartaglia and wife Penelope & fraternal twin brother Henry “Hank” Tartaglia and wife Kathleen. Brother-in-law to Judith Johnson. Godfather to Enrico Tartaglia and Diane (Tartaglia) Kashgagian. Survived by a large extended family of nieces, nephews, and cousins along with many friends and colleagues.

Louis was a 1959 graduate of Brockton High School, and in 1964, he earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from Bradford-Durfee College of Technology (n/k/a UMass Dartmouth). His early career included time spent as an engineer with Stone + Webster while also earning his Real Estate Brokers’ License. In the early 1980s, former Mayor Paul Studenski hired him as the Brockton Public Schools’ Buildings and Maintenance Supervisor; Former Mayor Carl Pitaro then appointed him as citywide Health Department’s Executive Health Officer, where he served nearly thirty years until the time of his passing.

Louis was an avid follower of local politics who could often be found holding court at a table in George’s Café or sitting in the front of CM Petti’s Market. Tartaglia enjoyed fishing for striper on Cape Cod Canal and casino gaming at a variety of resorts with his wife, Tina.

Funeral from the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St., Brockton on Friday, August 2, 2019, at 9:00 AM thence to St. Patrick Church, 335 Main St., Brockton where a funeral mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, West Bridgewater. Calling hours Thursday 4:00-7:00 PM.

Donations in Louis’ memory may be made to the Norfolk Center for Cancer Care and Hematology - 1073 Pleasant Street Brockton, MA 02301.

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4:00 PM 8/1/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/1/2019 7:00:00 PM
Russell & Pica Funeral Home - Brockton

165 Belmont St.
Brockton, MA 02301

Russell & Pica Funeral Home - Brockton
165 Belmont St. Brockton 02301 MA
United States





10:00 AM 8/2/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Patrick Church

335 Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

St. Patrick Church
335 Main Street Brockton 02301 MA
United States

Cemetery Details


Pine Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

483 N. Main Street
West Bridgewater, MA 02379

483 N. Main Street West Bridgewater 02379 MA
United States

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