Mr. James "Egidio" Taranto

November 25, 1946January 23, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Deware Funeral Home, Quincy, MA.

TARANTO, James “Egidio” of Brockton, formerly of Waltham and Quincy. January 23, 2014. At the age of 67 yrs. Beloved husband of Toni (Candeloro) for over 34 years. Toni is a long time hair stylist in Quincy. Loving brother of Angela Taranto-Graceffa and her husband Stefano, Steven Taranto and his life partner Gregory Andreson all of Framingham and the late Joseph Taranto Jr. Son of the late Beatrice and Joseph Taranto Sr. He is also survived by many Aunts, Uncle, Cousins, neices and nephews. Funeral from the Deware Funeral Home 576 Hancock St. WOLLASTON on Wednesday January 29th at 9:30 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Agatha’s Church (intersection of Adams St. and Brook Rd) Milton at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday January 28th from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Egidio’s memory to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital 75 Frances Street Boston, MA. 02115. For online condolences please visit


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 28, 2014
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Mr. James "Egidio" Taranto

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Karen Leonard

January 28, 2014

Toni & family,
Please accept my blessed condolence in the loss of your husband. I was saddened to hear of his passing but, may it help to know that he is no longer suffering and is now in the good hands of the Lord.

Katherine Pattison

January 28, 2014

Gideo, so many years ago but Jack and I have repeated the story of Where you going to 442 to many times to count. When you tell the Lord that one I'm sure He'll chuckle!! Blessings to Angela and all your family at this sad time.
Jack and Kathie (Scipione) Pattison Marshfield, Ma.

rainey and pat

January 27, 2014

Egidio I will miss all the talks on the phone we had and all the great times you and toni I had for many years we will miss you dearly rainey and pat.

January 27, 2014

Gideo, we had wonderful times the five of us, great stories and laughter, you were a good sport. We miss you already, may you rest in peace! We will remember you in prayer. Sheila

January 27, 2014

Gidio: I will always remember the great times we had up in Maine and the great conversations. They were priceless and I will treasure them always. You will be sorely missed. REst in peace my friend. Love Kate