MARY PERELLA TARDANICO, 98, of Bradenton, FL and formerly
of North Port, FL died Friday, December 15, 2006 at Tidewell Hospice and
Palliative Care, Bradenton.
She was born June 5, 1908 in Italy and lived in Dorchester, MA
before moving to South Dennis, MA. She moved to North Port in 1976 and
lived there until she moved to Bradenton in 2000. She was a Catholic.
Survivors include two daughters, Rosemarie (Edward) Canavan of Bradenton;
and Lorraine (Richard) Wherty of Phoenix, AZ; two sons, Donald (Claire) Tardanico of North Port and Richard (Carol) Tardanico of Pembroke Lakes, FL; a sister, Eva Colley of
Dorchester; a brother, Italo Perella of Dorchester; 13 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Salvatore and loving son, Philip.