Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home

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Antoinette (Coscia) Tanfani, 89,

  Antoinette (Coscia) Tanfani, 89, of Milford and Delray Beach FL, died peacefully, May 18, 2013, at the Blaire House of Milford surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Livio Tanfani who died in 1997. Born in Milford July 1, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Lucia (DeMoura) Coscia and was a lifelong Milford resident. Ann was employed during war time at the Archer Rubber Factory in Milford, supplying soldiers with rain protective clothing.  Once their family was under way, she delighted in her work as manager at the former Alpen’s in Milford, a fashionable women’s clothing store on Main St., for over 25 years where she dressed and fussed over the local ladies.                                 
     Mrs. Tanfani was past president of the Italian American Veterans Women’s Auxiliary. Ann and Lee were active members of the Milford community and traveled frequently, especially enjoying their time in Delray Beach FL. She was an avid bocce and card player, a fabulous cook and baker, and enjoyed hosting many family functions.
     She is survived by her daughter Linda Tanfani of Nahant, her son Michael A. Tanfani of Edmond OK, her sister and brother-in-law Joseph and Janet Guidi of Milford and several nieces and nephews.   She was predeceased by her brothers Pacifico Coscia and Joseph Coscia.  
     The family extends their special thanks and gratitude to the staff at the Blaire House of Milford for the kind, compassionate and quality care Ann received during her 3 years stay. 
    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral home services, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11 A.M. in the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford MA.   
    The burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery on Medway Rd. in Milford MA. Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 5 to 8 P.M. 
     In lieu of flowers donation may be made to the New England Hospice 190 Old Derby St., Suite 304 Hingham MA 02043 or to the Alzheimer’s Association 480 Pleasant St. Watertown MA 02472.


Linda and family So sorry for your loss - will say a prayer for your Mom
Terri Surette

Linda and Michael, Your mom will always have a special place in my heart. I enjoyed the time we had when we could just sit and talk, or share a hug while I worked and sometimes on my days off. Often we would share a dance or a song in the hallway on the way to dinner. Each time I saw her, I would call her my Princess and she would smile and say I love you too. I loved to hear stories of "My Michael or My Linda" she loved you so. You Rest now my sweet Princess, I'll Love You Always.
Jean C. Devine CNA Blaire House

Linda, we are thinking of you and your family today. Sadly we didn't know your mom, but after reading about her life we know she must have been a very special person. Xo Christine, David and Julie
Christine and David Liscio and family

Could a family member please contact me, I am looking for an Antoinette Coscia who may of lived at 262 Paris St, Boston,MA. I may have some information that needs to be shared with you regarding investment money.
Lisa M Van 781-254-4644

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