Rocco Tannone

Tannone, Rocco CMDR, U.S. Navy Ret. BONITA -- Rocco J. Tannone, 80, of Bonita, CA, beloved husband of Marilynne Tannone, died on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, in San Diego, CA. Rocco served in the U.S. Navy for 24 years, including two tours of duty in Vietnam. Son of the late John and Rose Tannone, he was born on March 5th, 1933 in Portchester, NY. Besides his wife, he is survived by his son, John E. Tannone, his wife Marni, two grand- children, Bryn and Alina and his daughter Jeanne Tannone of Reno, NV. He is also survived by his sister Emily Smeriglio and her husband Lawrence of Trumbull, CT. Rocco was predeceased by his brothers, John J. Tannone and Pasquale J. Tannone. A full military funeral will be held at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery on Tuesday, December 17th, at 1p.m.

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Dec. 12, 2013