Vincent Gaetano Tarantino of Woodside Ave., Winthrop passed away at home on July 27, 2019. He was 84 years old. Born in Boston he was the beloved son of the late Susan (Napoli) and Steve Tarantino. He grew up in the North End before moving to Winthrop in 1971. Prior to his retirement he worked as a commercial fisherman for many years. He was also a member of the Madonna Del Soccorso Society "Fisherman's Club" in the North End.
He was the devoted husband of Marie R. (Sutera) and the loving father of Steven Tarantino and his wife Blanche of Hopkinton, Carl Tarantino and his wife Kathy of Winthrop and Susan Martucci and her husband Gus of Winthrop. Dear brother of the late Jennie Palladino, Gaetano Tarantino, Lillian Spinale, Steven “Junior” Tarantino and Marie Sarno. Cherished grandfather of Suzanne, James, Andrea, Vincent, Christine, Matthew, Julie and Shauna.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 11:30 AM. Services will conclude with the interment in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery.
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