Michael L. Tarantino, 79, formerly of Lake Wynonah, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, at his residence in Schuylkill Haven.
Born in Minersville, July 27, 1940, he was a son of the late Carmen and Anna (Spina) Tarantino.
He was the loving husband of Phyllis Marie (Greenberg) Tarantino.
Michael was a graduate of Minersville High School, and worked as a union boilermaker.
Michael loved to entertain his friends and family at his swimming pool, vacationing with his family, shooting pool with his buddies on the D&D Pool Team and attending his great-grandchildren's sporting and musical events.
In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his son, Michael T. Tarantino; siblings, Connie Dennick, Joseph and Louise Tarantino.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Michele Long and husband, Clay, Schuylkill Haven, and Tracy Nassar and husband, David, Colorado; grandchildren, Melissa Thompson and her husband, Michael, Amanda Long and her husband, Jay Hess, Zachary Nassar and his wife, Kelsey, and Weston Nassar; two great-grandchildren, Madison and Carter Thompson; a brother, Alfred "Fritzy" Tarantino, Minersville.
Services and interment will be privately held at the family's convenience. At the family's request, donations in Michael's memory may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
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