The co-worker thought he was joking, reports say.
Police say John Spears, 51, went back inside Houston Marine, a maritime school, armed with a .40-caliber pistol and fatally shot Tardo.
The crime occurred Dec. 4, 2015 in Kenner, Louisiana near New Orleans.
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In April, Melissa Tardo would have celebrated 25 years of marriage with Anthony Tardo, the love of her life, her aunt, Paula Turner said. He not only leaves behind his wife but his 18-year-old triplets, Joey, Chris and Danielle, all in their first semester of college.
"They're going to face the rest of their lives without their dad, and those kids were the apple of his eye," Turner said.
Anthony Tardo grew up in the 9th Ward where neighbors, friends and classmates were considered family.
"He has lifelong friends who are absolutely devastated," said Turner who called Tardo a wonderful father and husband.
Melissa Tardo wanted people to know her husband was a great, loving and caring person.
"He is missed, and missed is too small of a word," Turner said.
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