August 26, 1923 – May 5, 2019
Antoinette Tavarone, age 95, passed away on May 5, 2019. She was born on August 26, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Giacomo and Rosa (Messina) Corso.
She is survived by her daughter, Diane and her husband, Terry Kilgore; son, Anthony Tavarone; grandchildren, Heather and Ken Nester, Terence (“TJ”) and Jayme O’Malley; great grandchildren, Emily Anne Nester, Mackenzie Mae Nester and Declan Lucius O’Malley.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vito Tavarone and her daughter, CarolAnn Zacke.
Antoinette was a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved watching tennis, completing crossword puzzles and made the best “gravy”, lasagna, meatballs, braciole and salami pie ever!
Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 1st at 11:00 a.m. in Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin, 11801 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32223 with Father John Tetlow officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude www.stjude.org/donate or the American Cancer Society donate3.cancer.org.
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home
11801 San Jose Blvd