Editor's note: The following obituary is courtesy of Roberts & Sons Funeral Home
Robert Charles Tarkka, 76, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at the Harrington House in Walpole. He was the son of the late John A. and Mary B. (Baptista) Tarkka.
Robert was born in Somerville on June 6, 1936 and has been a Foxborough resident for the past 30 years. He was employed as a warehouse manager for Polaroid and retired in 1985.
Robert is survived by his two nephews, David Hall of Mansfield and Wayne Hall of North Attleboro.
Calling hours are omitted. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral service on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, 30 South St., Foxborough. Interment to follow at Vine Hill Cemetery, Plymouth. For additional information please contact (508) 543-5471. To light a special candle in Robert’s memory please visit the funeral home website at www.robertsadnsonsfuneralhome.com.