Estelle J. Taranto


Estelle J. Taranto, age 93 years, of Athens, N.Y. passed away on February 10, 2020 at Greene Meadows Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Catskill, N.Y. She was born on May 23, 1926, in Catskill, N.Y. and is the daughter of the late Manley A. and Beatrice M. (Sprague) Layman.

Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her loving husband Joseph Taranto years ago, her stepfather Ralph Duncan, and her sister Mabel Davis. Survivors include her daughter Sandra Ciccimarro, two sons James Taranto and his wife Sherry and Anthony Taranto and his wife Kelly, four grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend calling hours at Richards Funeral Home, 28 N. Vernon Street, Athens, N.Y. on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon.

Interment will follow in the family plot of The Athens Rural Cemetery, Athens, N.Y. Condolences may be made at

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