Tarantino Sr., John P. - Age 99 - (Symbol American Flag) - April 8, 2020 - Beloved husband of Louise (nee Foradora) Tarantino. Devoted father of John Philip Tarantino Jr., Paul J. (Emo) Tarantino, Anne L. Tarantino, Susan G. Koessler, A. James Tarantino and the late Carmen P. Tarantino Esq.. Loving grandfather of Daniel Tarantino, Nicholas Tarantino, Sarah Tarantino, Jessica (Dan Curtis)Tarantino, Madeline (Jesse) Struebing, William (Ali Sheridan) Koessler, David (Alexandra) Sweeney, Melissa Hare, Allessandra Tarantino, Giulio Tarantino and great grandfather of Brittany Montes, Gabriella Cantu- Montes and great great grandfather of Alessandra Elise Cantu-Montes, Georgia Louise Struebing and Caidran Sweeney. Dear brother of the late Joan (Dr. Joseph) Ricotta and Anthony (Amelia) Tarantino. Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Due to the COVID 19 precautions, a private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church (1085 Englewood Ave. Buffalo, NY 14223) at a date to be announced. Memorials in John's memory to the St. John the Baptist Church, St. Theresa Church 1974 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14210 or Rainbow K School, 433 Franklin St., Buffalo, NY 14202. Arrangements by the C. Mertz and Son Funeral Home, Inc. Please share condolences at www.mertzfh.com
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