Vincenzo Andrea Tassano Obituaries
TASSANO - In Manteca, April 21, 1932, Vincenzo Tassano, loving father of
Frank, Louis, Alvin, Tony, and Jim Tassano, Mrs. Della Callegaro; grandfather
of Frank Jr. and Alvin Tassano, Theresa and Junior Callegaro; brother of
Mary Battalino, Antonette Toso, Joseph Giachino and Angelo Tassano, all
of Stockton; a native of Italy, aged 64 years.
The Funeral will take Monday April 25, at 9 a.m. from the chapel fo De Young
and Conklin, American and Fremont streets, thence to St. Mary’s Church,
where a requiem high mass will be said for the repose of his soul, commencing
at 9:30 a.m.
A rosary will be said at the chapel of De Young and Conklin at at 8 o’clock
Sunday evening. Interment in San Joaquin Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances
are invited to attend.
STOCKTON MAN BURNS TO DEATH
MANTECA OFFICE STOCKTON RECORD. April 22. - Trapped in his sleeping
quarters, Vincenzo Tassano, 60, of 119 East Cleveland Street, Stockton
was burned to death in a fire which destroyed a combined packing shed,
bunkhouse and kitchen on the Covelaski and Rothman ranch here last night.
The fire, of undetermined origin, caused over $10,000 loss.
Tassano, who had been cooking at the ranch for only two days, was asleep,
and is believed to have been overcome by smoke. Other occupants of the bunkhouse
managed to escape before the flames enveloped the building. In the packing
shed were 100 sacks of sulphur, several hundred grape boxes, tractor and
other farm materials.
Tassano, who is survived by four children, had been retired for several
years, but tiring of his idleness, went to work at the ranch in face of
objections from his family. Deputy Coroner Buthenuth took charge of the
Tassano April 9 filed in the Superior Court action for probate of the estate
of his wife, Marie Tassano, who died in 1928. Joseph L. Delucchi was attorney
The funeral will be held Monday in St. Mary’s church. A requiem high
mass will be solemnized at 9:30 a.m. A rosary will be said at the chapel
Sunday night at 8 p.m.
MANY ATTEND TASSANO RITES
Following a requiem high mass in St. Mary’s church this morning, the
body of Vincenzo Tassano, prominent in Italian circles in San Joaquin county,
was buried in San Joaquin Cemetery. The body was escorted to the grave by
a group of honorary pallbearers comprised of the president and the board
of directors of the San Joaquin County Gardeners’ Association.
They were L. Ferrugiaro, M. Calosso, Z. Calegari, G. Frigame, A. Dentoni
and Ti Giambruno. The active pallbearers, all nephews, were Chris D. Tassano,
James L. Tassano, Anthony V. Tassano, Christon A. Tassano, A. P. Tassano
and Tony Battilana.
A large group of friends attended the church services, which were performed
by Father Krause.
Tassano was fatally burned Thursday while sleeping in a packing shed near
Manteca on the ranch of Covelaski and Rothman.