• TARANTINI CAROLINA Of Turtle C...

TARANTINI
CAROLINA
Of Turtle Creek, age 92, died
peacefully at her home with
her family present on
Wednesday, November 14,
2018. Carolina was born on
June 13, 1926 to the late
Antonio and Sarah (Carfang)
Tarantini. Beloved mother of
her devoted daughter, Sandy
Varlotta, with whom she
resided; treasured "Grannie"
of Justin (Lyndsay) Brown of
Forest Hills; Carolina was
proudly expecting her first
great-grandson, who is due to
be born in February. Carolina
began her working career as a
cashier at the G.C. Murphy
store in East Pittsburgh. She
then spent 27 years as a
cashier for A&P in Wilkinsburg.
In her later years and until she
was 77, Carolina worked as a
Kindergarten Aide in Wilkins
Primary in the Woodland Hills
School District. Because of her
father's rooting interest in the
Pittsburgh Pirates, he took
Carolina to ball games at
Forbes Field and fostered her
lifelong enthusiasm and
support for the Pirates.
Friends are welcome on Friday
from 2-8 p.m. at PATRICK T.
LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME
AND CREMATORY, Turtle
Creek/Monroeville Chapel,
1111 Monroeville Ave. at
James St., Turtle Creek (412)
823-9350. Mass of Christian
Burial in St. Colman Church on
Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Carolina
will be laid to rest in Good
Shepherd Cemetery.
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PostedNovember 16, 2018