Michael Beaver Tarantino, age 44, of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, passed away from an unexpected illness on Friday October 7, 2022 at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest in Allentown, PA.
Born in Sellersville, PA he was a son of Stanley R. Tarantino Jr. of Quakertown, and Cheryl A. (Koenig) Tarantino of Coopersburg.
Michael was most recently employed by Matt's Complete Property Maintenance of Coopersburg. His coworkers mention Mike as a reliable, fun-loving landscaper who loved his job.
He was a longtime member of Nase-Kraft American Legion Post No. 255, Sons of Legion and Bucks-Mont APA League.
Michael enjoyed fishing, dancing, playing pool, bowling, kayaking, disc golf, hanging out with friends and family, and playing corn hole at his cousin's house. Most of all he enjoyed hanging out with his boys and becoming a Grandpop.
In addition to his parents, Michael is survived by his two sons, Trevor Tarantino and Brendon Tarantino; his granddaughter Sakia Tarantino; his siblings Kimberly Moyer (Chris) of Red Hill, James Tarantino (Melissa) of Pennsburg, and Desiree Tarantino of Shenandoah; nephews and nieces Jesse, Christopher, Kayla, Alexis, Jordan, Jaden, Kasey, Mackenzie, Jenna, Madison, Aydan, and many, many, loving Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and his dearest and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his partner Christina (Moyer) Vandergrift; his maternal grandparents June and David Vargo and James Koenig; his paternal grandfather Stanley Tarantino Sr. and many other family members who greeted him on Friday.
You are invited to visit with Michael's family and friends from 2-4pm Saturday October 22, 2022 at Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service 135 W. Pumping Station Rd. Quakertown, PA 18951. His life celebration service will follow at 4pm. Interment will be held privately. Contributions in his memory may be made to his memorial fundraiser here: Treasured Memories Community Funding (tmcfunding.com) .