In Memory of
November 10, 1953 – November 18, 2017
Dr. Francis Anthony Tarantino, 64, of Bolivia, North Carolina, formerly of Hopewell Junction, New York passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, November 18, 2017.
Born November 10, 1953 in the Bronx, New York to Doris and Anthony Tarantino, he attended Manhattan College and later graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr Tarantino established his private practice in Hopewell Junction where he practiced optometry for over 30 years. He most recently served the veterans at the VA Optometry Clinic in Wilmington, upon retiring to the North Carolina beaches with his wife.
Survivors include his wife Diane Tarantino of Bolivia, NC; children, Christine DeVico (husband, James) of Hopewell Junction, NY and David Tarantino (wife, Lauren) of Ridgefield, CT; stepchildren, Alexa Stanziani of Houston, TX and Steven Stanziani of Hopewell Junction, NY; brother, Joseph of New Rochelle, NY; sister Camille of Yonkers, NY; and eight grandchildren, Sophia, Annabelle, Julia, Rocco, Matthew, Nicholas, Olivia, and Dominic.
The family will receive friends from 4:00pm to 8:00pm Monday, November 20, 2017 at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service in Southport, North Carolina.
A visitation will be held on Friday November 24 at McHoul Funeral Home in Hopewell Junction, followed by a funeral mass on Saturday November 25 at Blessed Kateri in Lagrangeville.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930 Wellness Drive #B, Greenville, North Carolina 27834 or Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, North Carolina 28422.
Online condolences may be made at http://www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.
Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.
Tarantino, Francis Anthony [MC???? RIP]
Guestbook: Same link
# – # – # – # – # 2017-Nov-20 @ 11:57
I believe that Francis is a member of the Class of 1975.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Tarantino, Francis Anthony [MC1975 RIP]
# – # – # – # – # 2017-Nov-20 @ 13:30