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“Aunt Mary, I remember our visits when I was a boy and we would spend a few days with you and your family during our summer vacations. Have eternal...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Mark Bivona - Oak Forest, IL

“100 years old! A life well lived. Trouble never comes single. My thoughts and prayers for the Tantillos and Kilbrides. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Glenda Sharkey - Hammond, LA

“I knew Mary from an exercise class that we both attended. She seemed so happy, always talking and laughing. I know she will be missed. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Geraldine McKigney - Springfield, LA

“Our deepest condolences from Darrel and Pam ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Pam Martn - Holden, LA

“So very sorry for your loss of your sweet mother, grandmother, great grandmother & great -great grandmother. We we're honored to have met Mary at...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Cyndi & Michael Bourg

“So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow.With our most Heartfelt Sympathy,Beth & Arielle ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Elizabeth Wood - Loranger, LA

“So sorry for your loss Mr Joe and Mrs Eloise and your family. Keeping you in my prayers for comfort and peace ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Shelly Watts cummings - LA

“Oh my goodness so so sorry for your sad sad loss and the loss of our long time dear friend. We will miss her dearly. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“I will always remember sweet Ms. Mary and her delicious homemade bread and Italian cookies. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. May God...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: JoEllen Patanella-Marten - LA

“I am so sorry to see Ms. Mary's passing. Rose Marie, we have been friends since grammar school and share many happy memories. Praying for peace and...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Harvis Starkey - Natalbany, LA

“So sorry for your loss! The family is in our prayers. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Buford and Lucille Dewitt - TN

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Mary. She lived a long and special life. Freddie has so many memories of staying with her in Hammond as a...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Darlene Bergens - Maryville, TN


Mary Bivona Tantillo, 100 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Richard Murphy Hospice House.
Mary was born on Saturday, January 13, 1917, in Hammond Louisiana.

Surviving are daughter, Virginia Tantillo LaMonica, daughter and son-in-law, Rose Marie Kilbride and Michael J. Kilbride, Sr., son and daughter-in-law, Joe Tantillo and Eloise Tantillo, son and daughter-in-law Salvador Tantillo Jr. and Tressa G. Tantillo; sister, Martha Grogan, brother, Sammy Bivona; grandchildren, Anthony LaPuma Jr. (Alyson), Melvin Patrick Tantillo (Patty), Jody T. Smith (Doug), Jory Tantillo (DeeDee), Michael Kilbride Jr. (Jill), Tommy P. Kilbride (Bridget), Kristie Hebert (Jimmy), Jed A. Tantillo (Amy), Trey Tantillo (Selena), Tara O'Neil (Jason), also survived by numerous great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by husband, Sam P. Tantillo, parents, Joseph Bivona and Rose Monteleone Bivona; grandchildren, Joseph Tantillo, Jr., Carlo LaPuma, and Sean Kilbride; son-in-law, Anthony LaMonica, four brothers and one sister.

Friends will be received on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 600 N. Oak Street, Hammond, Louisiana followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am.
Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Hammond, Louisiana.

In lieu of flowers, masses or donations may be made to Richard Murphy Hospice Foundation, 16013 Halbert Road, Hammond, LA 70403, in memory of Mrs. Tantillo.

An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.