A Mass of Christian burial was Jan. 10 at St. Barnabas Catholic Church for Sagamore Hills resident William B. Taraska. Mr. Taraska, 64, died Jan. 4, 2013.

Mr. Taraska was the son of Joseph and Victoria (nee Baczuk), the brother of Irene (Mel) Bruin, Edward (Della) Taraska, Donna (Michael) Webb, and Christina (Alex) Holoka. He was the uncle of Stacy Bruin, Diana Craddock, Daniel Taraska, Brittany Holoka, and Ashley Holoka and great-uncle of Madison Culotta.

Mr. Taraska served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam.

Burial was at All Saints Cemetery. Rohnson-Romito Funeral Home handled arrangements.