Adam Anthony Tardo

9 entries
  • "this is wynter aden is that your house in the background..."
    - wynter brown
  • "aden its me your grandad looks awesome see you in school..."
    - wynter brown
  • "aden sorry for your pass love wynter"
  • "Mr. Tardo was a very good and kind man."
    - sharon bolt
  • "Mr. Tardo, you were always so kind to me. A good man. You..."
The Guest Book is expired.

Adam Anthony Tardo, 96, resident of La Crosse, Florida, died Thursday, November 22, 2012 in the North Florida Rehab and Specialty Care Center.
Mr. Tardo was born January 22, 1916 in Lafourche, Louisiana, and was the last surviving sibling of 18 brothers and sisters. He spent many years in the U.S. Navy, serving proudly in both World War II and the Korean War. Mr. Tardo retired from the Navy as a Boatswains Mate Chief, and began a career as a marine cargo specialist for the federal government in Norfolk, Virginia. He moved in 1989 to La Crosse, Florida, along with his late wife, Helen Tardo. Mr. Tardo enjoyed bowling and attended the New
Jerusalem Full Gospel Church in Worthington Springs. He was also preceded in death by one son, Paul Tardo in 2009.
Survivors include one daughter, Ginnan Olmstead, of La Crosse; a daughter-in-law, Peggy Jean Tardo, of Springfield, MO; three grandchildren, Dawn Marie Olmstead, of La Crosse, Timothy Adam Tardo, of Springfield, MO and Nathan Paul Tardo, of Jackson, MS; one great grandson, Aden Rain Olmstead, of La Crosse.
Funeral services with military honors will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:00 P.M., in the Chapel of WILLIAMS-THOMAS FUNERAL HOME DOWNTOWN, 404 North Main Street, Gainesville with Rev. Roseanna Barnett officiating. Interment will be held in Florida National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to, an organization working together to treat patients with intractable tuberculosis in Af-rica.

(352) 376-7556
Funeral Home
Williams-Thomas Funeral Home Downtown
404 North Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 376-7556
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in Gainesville Sun from Nov. 25 to Nov. 26, 2012
bullet Korean War bullet Navy bullet WWII