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“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Oscar Imbrogno - stamford, CT

“So Sorry to hear the passing of your Mom.Richard & Carol Uva ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Tarantino family, So very sorry to hear about your mom. It's not a surprise how much each and everyone of you loved her. Jack, she had such...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Cundari

“Dear Jackie. I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Linda ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Palucci - Budd lake

“We are so sorry for your loss. We are sure she took great pride in seeing her children and grandchild live successful lives. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mary and John Andrews

“Jackie & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Always remember what a wonderful and caring mother she was to you. My thoughts and prays are with you...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Patty Franze

“So sorry to hear about Fran's passing. I have great memories of her at DHS. My sympathies to you all. ???????? ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Gail von Dwingelo

“Dear Family of Frances Tarantino,My sincerest sympathy on the passing of your beloved Frances Tarantino.She was a lovely and kind lady. I pray she...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Virginia Cundari-Falcone - CT


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. Frances was born at home in Darien on December 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. The family will receive friends at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday at St. John R. C. Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien. Entombment will follow at St. John Cemetery, Darien. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. www.lawrencefuneralhome.com