Teresa "Tari" Sykes

07/27/1955 - 10/01/2021


Obituary For Teresa "Tari" Sykes

Teresa J. “Tari” Sykes, age 66 of Mason, Ohio passed away on Friday October 1, 2021. She was born on July 27, 1955 in Hamilton, Ohio, the daughter of the late Robert and Joan (nee Rotundo) Mattingly. Tari worked for Champion International Knightsbridge for over 20 years. Her coworkers raved of her work ethic and willingness to help others. Tari brought joy and sunshine to every room she entered. Her family was her world, and she was the best Nonna to her seven grandchildren and seven granddogs. She was an avid gardener and firm believer in always treating yourself to dessert first. She is survived by her loving husband Johnny Sykes; four daughters Kristina (Chris) Martinez, Danielle (Joe) Tumeo, Renee’ (Dustin) Sykes, and Ashley (Michael) Johnson; seven grandchildren Taylor, Payton, Logan, Jillian, Shelby, Shane, and Brooks; six siblings Mary Jo (Don) Briggs, Cathy (Mike) Murphy, Bob (Brigitte) Mattingly, Tom (Cindy) Mattingly, Carol (Chuck) Heitzer, and Mike Mattingly. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, other family and close friends. THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME is serving the family. An open house celebration of life will be held on Saturday November 13, 2021 from 6:00PM-9:30PM at Cozy’s Cottage 6454 Cincinnati Dayton Rd Liberty Township 45044. Online condolences can be made at www.websterfuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tari’s name to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation at 5526 West 13400 South #510 Herriman, Utah 84096 www.cholangiocarcinoma.org/donate/ or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at www.nationalmssociety.org/donate





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  • Tari was my best friend in school. We were together almost every day in the summer. The family treated me as one of their own. Her forever smiling face and bubbly personality made her my idol. She and the Mattingly Family will forever be in my heart❤❤

  • To my neighbor Tari, you were such a wonderful person. You always were smiling and new how to brighten the day. You will be missed.

  • To you Carol & the rest of your loving family. I remember Tari for Champion.. I remember her as a good worker & a very nice lady.. So sorry for your loss. May the peace of Christ be with you all.

  • Tari was such a nice person, I always looked up to her. Thinking of the Mattingly family and sending love and support to you all.

  • I remember Tari as a ball of energy! She was such a sweet and fun person who could light up the room.

  • I grew up and went to school with Tari . She was always so full of fun and life. Sending prayers for peace and comfort for the family. R.I.H. Tari

  • Tari was an amazing person and sister-in-law. She was so full of knowledge and wisdom. I loved her knowledge of trivia. I could listen to her all day.

  • I went to school with Tari. She was a very nice young lady. Our condolences to the family.

  • Tari was such a sweet person! She had a great smile! Fun to be around! I felt blessed to have known her!

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