Margaret Mary Tarantino, 83

Margaret Mary Tarantino (nee Seidl) passed away on Dec. 14, 2012, at age 83.

She leaves behind a husband, Frank S. Tarantino; son, Joe (Jackie Marr); daughters, Mary (Bob Larrimer), Kathy (Jim Hayes) and Susan (Frank Schank); grandchildren, Kristin, Matt and Alex Hayes and Rebecca Schank.

She graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in medical technology and was employed at the Hematology Lab at Milwaukee County General Hospital.

She enjoyed teaching piano lessons for 60 years and was a gifted pianist who accompanied young musicians, theatrical rehearsals and performances and church choirs. Margaret also enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting and painting.

She and Frank were devoted members of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in De Pere. For the last 12 years, they were members of St. Joseph Parish in Grafton.

A gathering and memorial service will be held Dec. 20 at St. Joseph Parish, 1619 Washington St., Grafton, beginning at 1 p.m., with a Mass of remembrance at 2 p.m.