Eugenia Ford Tartaglino 01/10/64 – 08/04/17
Eugenia F. Tartaglino passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. Better Known as Genia, her legacy of public service and volunteer work runs deep in the Flathead Valley, having been an integral member of the founding of the Woodland Ice Center and the Flathead Valley Hockey Association, as well as working in Health Promotions at the Flathead County Health Department.
Her influence as a charismatic, caring, funny, outspoken, and extraordinarily strong individual will never be forgotten. Her resoundingly positive attitude has impacted so many people and helped and inspired countless individuals.
She was preceded in death by her father, Merton E. Ford of Centennial, CO. She is survived by husband, Stephen, three children, Samantha, Brenton, and Stephanie, as well as her mother, Angela Ford and sister, Patty Smith of Centennial, CO.
A rosary service will be held at Johnson-Gloschat Funeral Home on Thursday, August 10th at 6 PM, followed by a memorial service at Saint Matthew’s Church in Kalispell on Friday, August 11th at 11 AM.
The family is asking in lieu of flowers that donations in her honor be made to either the Girls Program at Flathead Valley Hockey Association, or the Flathead Cancer Aid Services, please make checks payable to the addresses listed below.
Johnson-Gloschat Funeral Home is caring for the family.
Flathead Cancer Aid Services, PO Box 1166, Lakeside, MT 59922
FVHA Girls Hockey
FVHA ATTN: John Barrett PO Box 2205, Kalispell, MT 59903