August 28, 1960 - July 11, 2015

Christina (Tina) Marie Nero nee Tarantino, 54

Tina Nero, of Mentor, died Saturday July 11, at Hospice of the Western Reserve after a courageous yearlong fight with cancer. Service will be Thursday July 16 at 7 p.m. at St. John Vianney Church 7575 Bellflower Rd. Mentor, OH 44060 where the family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. 

Tina was born August 28, 1960 in Euclid and was a graduate of Willoughby South High School. Tina was a hard worker and dedicated employee, working in retail for over 35 years. She enjoyed bowling with family and friends for over 30 years.

She is survived by her husband Michael; step sons Michael (Katie), Johnny (Fallion); precious grandchildren Savanah and Juliana; Her father, Anthony J. Tarantino Sr.; a sister Mary Ann (Greg) Federico of Willoughby Hills; two brothers Anthony (Cheryl) Tarantino Jr. of Boardman; Michael Tarantino of Eastlake; nephews and nieces, Anthony & Carmen Tarantino and Dominic, Anthony, Michael and Michaela Federico; and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. 

She was preceded in death by her mother, Loretta M. (Taylor) Tarantino.