Brian Lee Tarleton

March 14, 1939 ~ March 29, 2021 (age 82)


Brian L. Tarleton Sr. of Ridgewood, NJ passed away in the early hours on Monday March 29, 2021. He fought hard for 2 years to recover from a massive stroke at the end of 2018.
Brian was born on March 14, 1939 to Albert and Alice Tarleton. After graduating Ridgewood High School in 1957, he went on to study Mathematics at St. Michael’s College in Vermont.
He spent most of his career at as a Sr. Systems Engineer at IBM. After he retired from IBM he started a consulting company and continued working for many years.
Eventually moving to Manchester N.J. as an avid golfer Brian spent lots of time on the course even earning the Club Champion title on his home golf course at “The Renaissance” in 2011.
Brian is survived by his 7 children, Brian L. Tarleton Jr, Kevin Tarleton, Keith Tarleton, Jeffrey Tarleton, Mark Tarleton, Michael Tarleton, and Jennifer Tarleton. His siblings Elizabeth Gallagher, Mae Tarleton, and identical twin brother Albert Tarleton. And his beloved grandchildren, Victoria, Brian, Michael, James, and Daniel.
Brian lost his wife Janet in 2019 and his family knows that he elated to be reunited with her.
If you would like to join the celebration of Brian’s life, there will be a wake for Brian on Thursday April 8, 2021 at Feeney Funeral Home from 4pm to 8pm in Ridgewood, NJ. On Friday April 9, 2021 at 10am, there will be a Mass at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church also in Ridgewood, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Brian’s memory to Jimmy Fund Walk team Owen’s Army ( or mail checks to The Jimmy Fund c/o Jessica Hogan, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445

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April 8, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Feeney Funeral Home
232 Franklin Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

April 9, 2021

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church
1 Passaic Street
Ridgewood, NJ


Maryrest Cemetery
770 Darlington Ave.
Mahwah, NJ 07430

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