Darlene Talarico Glass
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Darlene Talarico Glass, 65, died June 25, 2012. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30 a.m., Friday, June 29 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Visitation will be Thursday 4-7 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 6:30 p.m. at Brooks Tonini Chapel, 2135 SW 9th Street, Des Moines.
Darlene grew up on the south side of Des Moines and loved all things Italian. She used her many talents working in cosmetology, restaurants, and customer service. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources. Her family and friends always came first. You could always count on her for the best pasta and meatballs ever.
Darlene is predeceased by her parents, Francis A. and Mary Jo (Renda) Talarico; her first husband, Barry Jeffries; her brothers, Charles and Ernie; and niece LeAnn (Stefani) Anderlik.
Darlene is survived by her daughter, Gina (Jerry) Slack; sons, Jamie (Laura) Jeffries, and Dylan (Angela) Glass; grandsons, Eli Jeffries and Gavin Glass; two sisters, Frances (Roger) Stefani and Marylin Talarico; sister-in-law, Judith (Talarico) Kunze; several nieces, nephews and friends.
Published in Des Moines Register from June 27 to June 29, 2012