The Rev. George M. Tarsis Sr., 72, passed away Saturday September 25, 2021 after a six year battle with Parkinson’s. He was a resident of Barberton for 21 years and retired from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Barberton after 12 years of service as the Rector. George enjoyed serving as the Chaplain for the Barberton High School Football Team. Preceded in death by his son, Michael; survived by his wife of 49 years, Kathy; daughters, Heather Brethauer and Emily (Graham West) Tarsis; grandchildren, Sam and Ellie Brethauer and Roman and Max West; cousins, Kathy (Tom) Harnden and Sally (Bill) Gruver; along with many friends. Due to current circumstances masks are REQUIRED at the church, if needed the church will supply you with one. Funeral service with Holy Eucharist will be held on Friday, October 1st at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 583 W. Hopocan Ave., Barberton 44203 with Bishop Mark Hollingsworth, Jr., Celebrant and Fr. Michael Petrochuk, Preacher. The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home, 566 W. Park Ave., Barberton. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to www.michaeljfox.org or www.stjude.org/ .
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