Infant Celina Catherine Jade Tarantino died Friday, March 9, 2012, in the Children’s Hospital, Boston.
Born in Beverly Hospital on March 7, 2012, she was the beloved daughter of Jessica S. Apostoloff and Nicholas C.P. Tarantino. Celina is also survived by her sisters, Ava S. Connolly and Liliana M. Tarantino; maternal grandparents, Richard and Kimberly (Sinclair) Apostoloff of Marblehead, paternal grandmother, Catherine (Parco) Stevens of Gloucester; maternal great-grandmother, Johanna Apostoloff; paternal great-grandfather, Chris Parco; an aunt, Britney Tarantino; three uncles, Derek Johnsen, Jayson Stevens and Thomas Tarantino; a cousin, Laura McGonigal; godmother, Krystal Sclafani; godfather, Chad Koopa and many great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: The family will be receiving relatives and friends on Thursday in the Pike-Grondin Funeral Home, 61 Middle Street, Gloucester, from 3 – 6 p.m. Funeral services will be privately held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Celina Catherine Jade Tarantino Memorial Fund, c/o Bank Gloucester, 160 Main St., Gloucester, MA 01930. For more information and to send online condolences, please visit www.grondinfuneralservices.com.