Roger A. Tafini 1937-2021

COLUMBIANA — Roger A. Tafini, 84, passed away suddenly at his home in the early hours of Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

Born April 27, 1937, in Lisbon, he was a son of the late Robert and Amber Peruchetti Tafini.

Roger returned to the area after more than 40 years working as a product consultant for Avnet Electronics in Culver City, Calif. and Peabody, Mass. He retired in 1996.

An Army veteran, he was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer who loved his family and enjoyed cooking and eating with his extended family.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia L. Roberts Tafini, whom he married Sept. 7, 1963, and who passed March 25, 2005. Also deceased are his brothers-in-law, Gary Hiner and Bill Hayes.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Glenn Tafini of Dallas, Texas, Tracy (Lee) Tafini of Columbiana and Jim (Julie) Tafini of New Waterford; his beloved siblings, Robert (Kay Lynn) Tafini of Brimfield, Donald (Karan) Tafini of Minerva, Rose Hiner of Lisbon and Ronald (Gaynelle) Tafini of Salem; as well as his stepmother, June Roberts of Canada; a sister-in-law, Beverly Hayes of Colorado; six grandchildren, Richard, Ashley, Angelina, Amber, Roxana and Nico; and four great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank his dear friends, Connie Trantham, and Donnie and Louise Warren, for their love and support.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated by the Rev. David M. Misbrener, 11 a.m. Saturday, June 12, 2021, at St. Jude Catholic Church. Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2021, at the Weber Funeral Home in Lisbon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

View this obituary and leave condolences at www.weberfh.com.

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