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Steven J. Tarantino

November 24, 1937 ~ August 30, 2017 (age 79)

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Steven J. 'Pop" Tarantino passed away on August 30, 2017. He was 79 years old. Born in Boston, he was the beloved son of the late Susan (Napoli) and Steven Tarantino. He grew up in the North End of Boston before residing in Winthrop and Revere. He was an Air Force veteran and after his honorable discharge he went on to become the proprietor of Casa Santino Hair Salon. In the early 1980s he moved to Hyannis. There he continued to do hair but also worked as a house painter and in construction. He loved the Cape life and loved his house and working on it was 'a labor of love'. In his last decade he retired to West Palm Beach Florida. He loved the weather and the pace. He enjoyed people watching, reading, golf and the beach.  He will be remembered for his great laugh, sense of humor and his love of his family.

He was the loving father of Craig S. Tarantino of Pembroke, Carla A. Tarantino of New York and Christina Tarantino of Roslindale. He was the dear brother of Vincent Tarantino of Winthrop, Guy Tarantino of California, and the late Lillian Spinale, Jenny Palladino and Marie Sarno. Cherished grandfather of Emma, Nicholas, Julia, Daniel and Violette. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM followed by a funeral service in the funeral home at 12:00 PM. Interment to follow the service in Winthrop Cemetery.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

 Service Information

September 16, 2017

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Ernest P. Caggiano & Son Funeral Home
147 Winthrop Street
Winthrop, MA 02152

Interment following funeral service
September 16, 2017

Winthrop Cemetery
Cross St.
Winthrop, MA-Massachusetts 02152

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