Annette Talarico Obituary 2024

Obituary for Annette Talarico

Obituary for Annette Talarico

Annette Talarico, 67, of Alsace Township, passed away peacefully on May 10th, 2024 at Wyomissing Rehabilitation Center in Reading.

Early Life and Education

Annette was born on December 9th, 1956 in West Reading, PA. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Eleanor (Preskay) Talarico. She attended Holy Name High School.


Annette worked as a waitress for most of her life. She spent many years at the West Reading Diner and later at Wyomissing Family Restaurant. Her stories from those days were filled with laughter and warmth.

Personal Life

Annette was known for her vibrant personality and infectious laughter. She loved to cook and bake, and her meatballs were legendary. Family was everything to her, and she always made everyone feel loved and welcomed in her home. She was also a devoted dog mom to her beloved Chihuahuas, Leo.

Surviving Family

Annette is survived by her longtime companion, Kevin Fessler of Alsace Township, her brother Joe A. Talarico of Muhlenberg Township, and her sister Donna (Talarico), wife of Terry Derr of Alsace Township. She is also survived by her nieces Tiffany Ann (West), wife of Richard D. Kline of Alsace Township, and Jessica Marie (Derr), wife of William Kenney of New Hanover Township, Montgomery County. She was a doting great aunt to Lindsey, Devin, Ryeder, Maddisyn, Liam, Keegan, Elias, Isaiah, and Quinn.


Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 24th at 2:00PM at Gethsemane Cemetery in Muhlenberg Township.

Memorial Donations

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County.

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