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Shirley M. (Pike) Tarantino

Obituary for Shirley M. (Pike) Tarantino

October 23, 1936 - July 22, 2017
Gloucester, Massachusetts | Age 80


Shirley M. (Pike) Tarantino, 80, of Gloucester passed away on Saturday morning July 22, 2017 in the Golden Living Center following a lengthy illness.

Shirley was born October 23, 1936 in Gloucester. She is the daughter of the late Reginald and Christine (Goyetche) Pike. She was a lifelong resident of the Gloucester and attended Gloucester Schools.

Shirley worked at Rule Industries for many years until her retirement. She previously worked as a Store Manager at Dunkin Donuts for many years.

Her passion in life was her family. She loved raising her three children, taking care of her grandchildren and playing with her great grandchildren. She also enjoyed collecting Lladro figurines.

Shirley is survived by her two son's Peter Tarantino and James Tarantino and his wife Laurel all of Gloucester, her daughter Pauline Rockwell and her husband Richard of East Bridgewater; as well as six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother James Pike of Beverly as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sister Emily Aiello and brother Kenneth Pike.

Shirley's visiting hours will be in the Pike-Newhall Funeral Home, 61 Middle St. Gloucester on Thursday evening July 27, 2017 from 6-8 PM. Shirley's Graveside Service will be on Friday July 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM in Calvary Cemetery, Eastern Ave Gloucester.

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