Jackalyn Tarantella

Memorial Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, February 19, 2022
Pagano Funeral Home
3711 Foulk Road
Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of Jackalyn A. Tarantella

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Jackalyn A. Tarantella (Hughes) passed away after a brief illness at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, NJ on February 10, 2022, at the age of 55.


Born and raised in Newark, DE, she had lived in Norristown, PA before moving to the Indian Lake section of Denville Township, NJ 20 years ago.


Jackalyn attended the Philadelphia Institute of Art; she was very artistic and loved photography and creating her own clay jewery.  She also loved to sample exotic tea’s and she was an advocate for special needs kids working with the M.A.R.C. while living in Pennsylvania.  Her main passion was that of her family, spending time with her children, husband, siblings, and mother.


Jackalyn is survived by her beloved husband of 33 years, Vincent Tarantella as well as her loving son’s Michael, David, and Sean Tarantella all of Denville, NJ.  She is also survived by her mother Idella Hughes of Newark, DE, her siblings David and his wife Theresa Hughes of Bear, DE, Debra and her husband Bill Sage of Newark, DE, Teresa Blankenship of Virginia and her brother in-law Tom and his wife Maria Tarantella of Montgomeryville, PA and several Nieces and Nephews.


Private services were held under the direction of Norman Dean Home for Services 16 Righter Avenue Denville, NJ 07834 www.normandean.com.  A Memorial service will be held Saturday February 19, 2022 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM, at Pagano Funeral Home 3711 Foulk Rd. Garnet Valley, PA 19060.

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