Bernadette Teresa Tallman


Bernadette Teresa Tallman, 72, of Fredericksburg and formerly of Raleigh, North Carolina, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at 9 a.m. Monday, April 24, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with entombment following in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum.

An additional memorial service will held in Raleigh, North Carolina, in May.

Local arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.   

Ms. Tallman was born Sept. 19, 1944, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the daughter of Joseph Harold Tallman and Helen Brex Tallman.

She worked as an inspector and investigator for the FDA, and began working in Atlanta, Georgia, and transferred to their Raleigh office in 1990. She retired from FDA in 2013 and received numerous awards for investigational achievements.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Cathedral in Raleigh, North Carolina, and was recently attending St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Ms. Tallman is survived by two brothers, one sister and spouses, including David and Julia Tallman of Wexford, Pennsylvania; James and Donna Tallman of Llano, and Patricia Ann Tallman of Cincinnati, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents.