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May 1, 1992 – July 28, 2023
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Taylor James Chiono passed away unexpectedly July 28, 2023 in Modesto, CA. Taylor was born May 1, 1992 in Livermore, CA to Chris and Pam Chiono. In 2015, Taylor married the love of his life, Ana Castro and together they welcomed their first baby in 2019, with another on the way, due in February 2024. He was a wonderful husband, father, son and friend who will be greatly missed.

“To my brilliant husband, Taylor, who had a sharp tongue that kept me on my toes. Your intelligence and wit were unmatched. Your sarcastic remarks never failed to make me smile, even if sometimes you left me rolling my eyes. You had a way of challenging me to think differently and see the world from new perspectives. Your clever comeback and humorous retorts brought color to our lives and made every day more interesting. I am grateful for the time we had together and the memories we created. You will always be remembered as the smart and sassy soul who left a lasting impact on everyone you encountered. Rest peacefully – your legacy lives on in the hearts of those who loved you. Until we meet again.”

Taylor is survived by his loving wife of eight wonderful and blessed years, Ana; their son, Lucas and baby Chiono (due February 2024); his parents, Chris and Pam Chiono; brother, Shayne Chiono; brother in-law, Oscar Castro and sister in-law, Rosio Castro Galeste. He also leaves behind his nieces, Camila and Paulina Galeste; cousins, Nicole, Danielle, Jared and Mikayla.

Deegan Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Chiono and Castro family. A viewing will be held Wednesday, August 9, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 6:00 p.m. at Deegan Funeral Chapel, 1441 San Joaquin St., Escalon, CA 95320. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church followed by Committal at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery. To send the family your condolences, please visit Taylor’s tribute page at

The Escalon (Calif.) Times

Aug. 9, 2023