HARROD — Tari Ann Emerick, 55, died at 5:45 p.m. Nov, 12, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
Tari was born March 11,1957, in Bluffton to Carlton L. and Gathyl Downing Emerick, who preceded her in death.
She was a 1975 graduate of Allen East High School and a graduate of The Ohio State University. She was employed as an investigator with Ohio Legal Rights.
Tari is survived by two brothers, her twin, Tom Emerick, of Harrod, and Michael (Anne) Emerick, of Lima; and a sister, Marcia Kay (Don Boldt) Benton, of Laingsburg, Mich.; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Also surviving are her two canine companions of 15 years, Sonny and Sophie. She is loved and mourned by a special niece, Tresa Emerick, who has been her friend and supporter, also long and devoted friends Calvin Daniels and Carla Staten.
In addition to her parents, Tari was preceded in death by a brother, Barry Emerick.
Per her wishes she will be cremated. A memorial service will be held Dec. 1, 2012. Contact family for further information.
Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com.
Arrangements are by Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services.