BOARDMAN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Tara M. Tarr-Baber, 40, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Thursday morning, November 26, 2020 at the Cleveland Clinic surrounded by her loving family.
Tara was born March 12, 1980 in Youngstown, the daughter of Mike Baber and Jacquelyn Tarr.
She graduated from Boardman High School in 1998 and Youngstown State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry. When Tara was in college, she was active in the theater and dance at Youngstown State University. She participated in the Dance Ensemble, where she served as president.
She enjoyed dancing and danced for Linda Diamond Company for over 12 years. Tara was a devoted daughter, mother, sister and a friend to everyone she met. She enjoyed going to the ocean and listening to music.
Tara worked for VXI Global Solutions in Youngstown in the human resource department for several years.
Tara is survived by her mother, Jacquelyn Tarr of Canfield; her father, Mike Baber of Struthers; a daughter, Aila M. Niles and a son, Anthony M. Baber-Codner, both of Boardman; her sister, Michelle L. (Jonathan) Drake of Boardman; a brother, Brandon J. Baber of Canfield; a half-sister, Betsie E. Rosser of Austintown; a nephew, Tyler A. Baber and a niece, Taylor M. Drake.
Tara was preceded in death by her grandparents, James and Doris Tarr and Chic and Dolores Baber.
Family and friends may call on Monday, November 30, 2020 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Davis-Becker Funeral Home, 8536 Market Street in Boardman.
There will be a prayer service on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Christine Church, 3165 S Schenley Road in Youngstown.
Due to COVID-19, the 6-foot rule will be honored and we ask that all guests, whose health allows, wear a mask. For the safety of everyone, we politely ask that all visitors do not linger at the funeral home after seeing the Baber family.
Interment will follow in the Green Haven Memorial Gardens in Canfield.
The family requests that material tributes take the form of contributions to Tara’s children, in care of Davis-Becker Funeral Home, 8536 Market Street, Boardman, OH 44512 in memory of Tara.
Condolences may be sent at www.beckerobits.com.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Tara M. Tarr-Baber, please visit our floral store.
A television tribute will air Monday, November 30 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.
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