Lillian Jane Martine Taragowski, 85, of North Haven, passed away peacefully Wednesday June 12, 2013 at the CT Hospice, Branford. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Taragowski. Lillian was born in New Haven on June 16, 1927; daughter of the late Earl B. and Martha J. Hopkins Martine and had worked for the former U.S. Repeating Arms Company for many years until her retirement. Mother of Marti (Paul) DeMennato of Coconut Creek, FL, Mary Weber of Ansonia, Roberta (James) Gagliardi and Rosemary (Ronald) Neubig all of North Haven. Also survived by ten grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild. Predeceased by her siblings Earl, Howard and Alton Martine, and Grace Dart.
Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Monday morning at 9:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Therese Church at 10:00. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Sunday from 4 to 7 pm. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to Orchard House Adult Daycare Center, 421 Shore Dr., Branford, CT 06405.