OBITUARY

Maria Bazzano Taranto

March 25, 1960November 14, 2018
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Maria (Bazzano) Taranto, 58, of Enfield passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Hartford Hospital following a three-month battle with metastatic breast cancer. Born in Floridia Sicily on March 25, 1960, she came to the United States in 1970 and settled with her family in Hartford. She graduated from Bulkeley High School in 1977, and last year became a homeowner in Enfield. She was employed by Universal Ceramic Tile and Marble where she was a top seller and helped numerous families design their homes. Maria was very proud of her family and enjoyed reading, various crafting hobbies, and spending time at the beach. She was a devoted mother who enjoyed her family and friends most. She is survived by her parents Francesco and Iolanda Bazzano, her two daughters, Sabrina Wentworth and her husband Jason, Vanessa Coan and her husband Caleb, her son Tyler Taranto, her grandchildren Olivia and Curtiss Wentworth. She is also survived by her sisters, Josephine Romano and her husband Salvatore, Carmela Buccheri and her husband Nino, her brothers, Claudio Bazzano and his wife Diana, Santo Bazzano, her sister, Patricia Paoletti and her lifelong friend Krystyna Kalisz. Maria will also forever be remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to Maria’s Life Celebration at Benjamin Callahan Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT 06108. Calling hours are from 11 am to 1 pm on Saturday, November 17th, a celebration service will be held immediately after. Memorials in Maria’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.callahanfuneral.com The family would like to thank all of the amazing staff at Hartford Hospital Conklin Building Floor 2, as well as the many friends and family who supported Maria and the family during this difficult time.

  • FAMILY

  • Francesco and Iolanda Bazzano, Parents
  • Sabrina Wentworth and her husband Jason, Vanessa Coan and her husband Caleb, and Tyler Taranto, Children
  • Olivia and Curtiss Wentworth, Grandchildren
  • Josephine Romano and her husband Salvatore, Carmela Buccheri and her husband Nino, Sisters
  • Claudio Bazzano and his wife Diana, Santo Bazzano, Brothers

Services

  • Calling Hours Saturday, November 17, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, November 17, 2018
REMEMBERING

Maria Bazzano Taranto

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Sharon Stewart

November 16, 2018

Patty,

My deepest condolence for your family's loss. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.

Sharon

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