Joseph Paul Tantillo

Joseph Tantillo

Joseph P. Tantillo, age 74, of Madison, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. He was born Aug. 14, 1947, in Madison, Wis., the son of Thomas Tantillo, Sr. and Violet (Lange) Tantillo.

Joe is survived by his son, James (Ashley) Tantillo of Hollandale; his daughters, Tabitha and Tina Tantillo of Madison; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; as well as many other extended family members and friends. He is also survived by his loyal cat, Peanut. He was preceded in death by his parents; all five of his siblings; his friend, Thomas Seelinger; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Per Joe’s wishes, no services will be held. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so by visiting Joe at his final resting place, Highland Memory Gardens.

Online condolences may be made at

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