PLAINVILLE - Anne Marie (Iezzi) Tarascio, 84, of Plainville, passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, June26, 2014. She was the wife of the late Anthony Tarascio, who predeceased her in 1995.
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Anne was born in Plainville, daughter of the late Santi and Antoinette (Olivier) Iezzi. A lifelong resident, she was employed at Peck Spring before her retirement, and owned and operated alongside her husband, Mundy's Family Shoe Store downtown. A woman of great faith, she was a longtime communicant of Our Lady of Mercy Church. Anne had a passion for traveling, having visited many countries and islands, which also fulfilled her love for spending time with her family as they joined her on many of her adventures. She was quite social, making friends everywhere she visited, and being the avid reader that she was, spent many days at the Plainville Library.
She will be greatly missed and is survived by her son, Anthony; her granddaughter and best friend, Jennifer Cooke and her husband, Michael; her great-grandson, Michael McGinley and her great-grandson on the way; her sister, Mary Cahill, of Niantic; her niece, Annette Gallatin; her nephew, Walter Cahill and his wife, Mary; and her faithful furry friend, Rocky with whom she shared a
special bond. She was predeceased by her brothers, Dominic and Rocco Iezzi.
Funeral services in celebration of Anne's life were held on Wednesday, July 2, at Bailey Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at Our Lady of Mercy Church. Committal services were followed at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Anne's love for animals may be remembered with contributions to The Hope Fund, c/o VCA Old Canal Animal Hospital, 49 E. Main St, Plainville, CT 06062. For online expressions of sympathy, please visit www.Bailey-FuneralHome.com.
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Published in Plainville Citizen on July 10, 2014