Ruth Yolanda Talarico died March 15. She was 86.

Mrs. Talarico was born July 29, 1925, in Portland. She attended Our Lady of Sorrows and Franklin High. She worked as a telephone operator and married Oscar Talarico in 1947. He died in 1974.

She is survived by her six children, Tom, Rose (Don), Nancy (Jim), Lou (Fred), Linda (Diane) and Lisa (Britt); grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother, Ray De Luca; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass will be celebrated Friday, March 23, at St. John the Baptist Church in Milwaukie.