TARCHALSKI, JOSEPH M.; of Waterford; November 3, 2014; age 94. Beloved husband of the late Esther; dear father of Jeanne Tarchalski, Susan (Darrell) Ferguson, Douglas (Robin) Tarchalski, and the late Joseph Jr.; dear grandfather of Kane (Nicole) Tarchalski, Joseph E. (Krystal Smith) Tarchalski, Meredith (Jetur) Riggs, Laura Ferguson; great grandfather of Jaxon, Evelyn, and another due in February. Mr. Tarchalski was retired from General Motors Truck and Coach after 37 years. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army in the Aviation Engineers 864 and was an honor flight recipient, where he served in the Pacific. He was a life time member of the several Elks Lodges and attended St. Frederick High School, where he played sports. He loved his family, fishing, dancing, all sports and his home in Florida. The Funeral Mass will be held Friday, November 7, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Perpetua Catholic Church, 134 Airport Road, Waterford. Celebrant Father Jack H. Baker. The family will receive friends Thursday 3 to 8 p.m. at the RIVERSIDE CHAPEL, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, 5630 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, and at the church on Friday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. There will be a rosary service on Thursday 7:30 p.m. Rite of Committal Great Lakes National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to No One Dies Alone. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Nov. 4, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View guest book "May God bless you and your family our prayers go out to you..."- Michael and Glenna Foster Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Joseph Tarchalski Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Joseph Tarchalski Add a photo + http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailytribune/obituary.aspx?n=joseph-m-tarchalski&pid=173043453&fhid=6128