Vi Tauro
Vi Tauro
  • July 22, 1928 - August 7, 2017
  • Toms River, New Jersey

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Vi Tauro, nee Vuzzo, passed away on August 7, 2017. Vi was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Anna and Charles Vuzzo. At the age of one, her parents and sister, Felicia, moved to Paterson NJ. She graduated from Central High School in 1946 and was a legal secretary for 35 years.
In 1949, she married the love of her life, Joe, in St. Mary's RC Church in Paterson. They resided in Fair Lawn, NJ and then retired to Holiday City West in Toms River in 1983.

Vi was predeceased by her parents, sister, and husband. She is survived by her beloved children, Lynn Velloza, her husband, Michael of San Anselmo, California and her son Joseph Tauro, MD, and his wife Janet of Brick, NJ, and four lovely grandchildren, Spencer and Mikaela Velloza and Joseph and Tracy Tauro.

At Vi's request, her burial will be private, but she would like her relatives and friends to remember her with love, fond memories, and happy smiles.

A prayer service will be held from 11 AM to 12PM Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, 26 Mule Road, Toms River NJ 08755. Burial will follow at the Brig. Gen. Wm. C Doyle Veteran's Memorial Cemetery Wrightstown, NJ at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Vi's memory to either Clean Water Action NJ , ( or St. Jude's Children's Hospital ( Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting