April 24, 1923 ~ September 7, 2011
Dipane, Tanina Mary, a 54 year resident of Manhattan Beach, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 in Torrance. Born and raised in Birmingham, AL, Tanina married in 1955. She and her husband moved to Southern California where they eventually settled in Manhattan Beach and raised their family. Tanina was 88 when she died. She was a member of American Martyrs Catholic Church. "T" had a love for baking, cake decorating, cooking Italian food for her family and friends, playing cards and bingo. She also loved an occasional trip to Las Vegas. But, above all her biggest passion was her family. Tanina is survived by her three loving children, daughter, Rosemary Villa (Daniel) of Redondo Beach, CA; son, Vince (Roni) of Manhattan Beach, CA; son, Ben (Tina) of Coto de Caza, CA; and ten grandchildren, Tina, Dominic, Ben, Matthew, Megan, Molly, Ryan, Robert, Michael and Jonathan. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Fred Dipane; parents, Ben and Mary Paternostro; brothers, Joseph Paternostro of Panama City Beach, Florida, and Louis Paternostro of Birmingham, Alabama .The Rosary and Vigil Mass will be celebrated at American Martyrs Catholic Church on Monday, September 12, 2011, at 6:30 PM followed by a gathering of family and friends in the Blessed Katari Room. There will be a private graveside service and burial for family on Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Trinity Hospice Care or the Alzheimer's Foundation.
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