Theodore R. Tatro

Theodore R. Tatro, 68, of Millersville, PA, passed away October 30, 2017 at Hospice Community Care, Mt. Joy.

He was the husband of Dale L. Tatro, the son of the late Theodore E. and Lucile Tatro, and the brother of Bonnie Tatro of OR and Susan (Thomas) Christian of MN.

Ted enjoyed his retirement and took great pleasure in his summer job as an usher for the Lancaster Barnstormers Baseball Team. Ted was also a veteran of the US. Navy where he was a second class petty officer radioman from 1967-1971.

Surviving besides his wife and sisters is his daughter, Tina Tatro of MN and her children, Alison and Sohpia, his son Jason Tatro of NC, and his son Christopher Tatro of NJ. He is also survived by his step-daughters, Kim (Joe) Valinsky of NJ and their children, Ryan and Colin, and Barbara (Michael) Schoonover of VA and their children, Christian, Kailynn, and Ava.

A small celebration of Ted’s life will be planned in Millersville with a larger celebration of his life being held in MN this upcoming summer.

Please do not send flowers. In lieu of flowers please send donations in Ted’s name to Hospice and Community Care 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

Condolence Messages

  1. Dale,
    I am so sorry to hear about Ted’s passing! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.
    Luann Ingram

  2. Dale,
    So very sorry to hear about your loss. May you feel God’s peace and love more and more each day. Please know that I am praying for you and your family.

  3. Dale and family,
    So sorry to hear of Ted’s passing. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Thank you for making sure Jason (my godson) had the chance to be with him this past weekend! I hadn’t seen Ted in many years, but still remember the stories he and Steve shared of their high school days! I’m sure they were in trouble at school more than once or twice. I will always fondly remember the times he spent with my family.

  4. Sorry for your loss
    Our prayers are for you to find comfort and healing
    Lonnie and Annette Goodwin

  5. My heart & prayers go out to all of you! As Dale mentioned to me, Ted is at peace now. May the fact that he is no longer in pain give you some comfort as you grieve & miss him. Love & blessings, Diane

  6. Sharon Scott Senigo

    Dale and family, I am so saddened by the news. So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace.

  7. the class of 1967 columbia heights sr high, mn. are very sadden by his passing. we send thoughts and prayers to your whole family. he will be missed and never forgotten. may god grant you his peace and comfort. i have heard many of our alumni express their sympathy for all of you. we will keep him in or memories of the wonderful, fun loving man that he was.

  8. Jason & family, I am so very sorry for the loss of your father. Please know that y’all are in my heart, thoughts, & prayers. May God bless & comfort y’all. Janet

  9. To the Tatro family,
    One of the nicest people that I could ever talk to during my summers at the Barnstormers was Ted… I loved our quick moments while I was doing the “50/50 Raffle” to chat with Ted about anything that crossed our minds. So very sorry for our loss and my condolences to the entire Tatro family.
    Ed Novakoski

  10. I managed Ted for several years at Kelly Services. As a veteran myself, I always enjoyed talking to Ted about our days in the military. I just found out he passes away as I moved to Texas several years ago. He was a great guy and employee.

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