Frances Tarantino, 91, Darien Native, Worked at Darien High School Cafeteria

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Frances Tarantino, 91, formerly of Darien, passed away on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at home with her loving family. She was the loving wife of “Jack the Barber” Tarantino.

Anna Frances Tarantino obituary 08-03-17

Anna Frances Tarantino, 91, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 1. Her funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Friday.

Frances was born at home in Darien on Dec. 7, 1925. In early years she worked at Fawcett Publications. When her children reached high school, she started working at Darien High School in the cafeteria until they all graduated. She later worked at MBI until her retirement.

She enjoyed friends, travel and having fun. She was loved by all who knew her.

Frances is survived by her beloved husband, Jack Tarantino. They would have been married 68 years this October. She is also survived by her three children: James Tarantino (Katie), Jay Tarantino, Jacqueline Tarantino Piro (John); daughter-in-law Sherry Tarantino; her cousin Bea Czako and five grandchildren: James, Jr., Joey, Sean, Brittany and Tom Tarantino.


an obituary from Edward Lawrence Funeral Home


The family will receive friends at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Friday at St. John Roman Catholic Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien. Entombment will follow at St. John Cemetery, Darien.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice

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