Bernadine J. Tarola

December 22, 2018


Bernadine J. (Roseman) Tarola, 89, of Bethlehem, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg. She was the loving wife of Arthur Tarola for the past 67 years.

Born in Bethlehem, Bernadine was the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Mitman) Roseman. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother to her family, and loved caring for them and watching them grow. She had a knack for gardening, and always had beautiful flowers in her yard. She loved to take long car rides, and go for walks in the Rose Garden.

Survivors: husband Arthur; children Cheryl Gonzalez and her husband Mark of New Hope, Arthur Tarola, Jr. of Kutztown, Annette Carter of Clovis, CA, Ronald Tarola and his wife Madelyn of Eagar, AZ, Donna Kane and her husband Patrick, and Linda Garrett and her husband John, all of Sarasota, FL; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; siblings Robert Roseman and his wife Dorothy of Bethlehem, Irene Bringenberg of Jim Thorpe, Matilda DiDonato of Bethlehem, Lucille Majewski of Bethlehem. Bernadine was predeceased by her siblings John Joseph, Rudolph and Margaret Roseman, and Helen Brown.

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 3219 Santee Rd, Bethlehem, 18020, where friends may call from 10 AM until time of services. Interment will follow at Holy Saviour Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem. A memory tribute may be placed at

Contributions: in lieu of flowers, to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950

Calling Hours

DEC 27. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
3219 Santee Road
Bethlehem, PA, 18020

Mass of Christian Burial

DEC 27. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
3219 Santee Road
Bethlehem, PA, 18020

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