Nicholas V. Taranto

August 12, 1947 ~ December 30, 2020 (age 73)


Nicholas V. Taranto, 73, of Upper Yoder, died on December 30, 2020 at home. Born on August 12, 1947 in Johnstown, son of Joseph and Angeline (Muti) Taranto.

Preceded in death by his parents, and grandson Marcello.

Survived by loving wife of 48 years, Antoinette (Alcamo), daughter, Antoinette and Bryan Berkowitz, and son, Drs. Joseph and Saki, grandchildren, Luciano and Giovanni Berkowitz, Angelica, Isabella, Nicholas, Maria, Elena and Joseph Taranto.

Nick was a 1965 graduate of Greater Johnstown High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Pittsburgh and held a license as a Professional Engineer. After graduation he began his 40-year career with Penelec/First Energy.

He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be sadly missed.

Funeral service and interment at St. Anthony Cemetery will be private to immediate family only.

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