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Michael Anthony Tafoya

Michael Anthony Tafoya

March 28th, 1954 - March 27th, 2019


Michael Anthony Tafoya
March 28, 1954 to March 27, 2019
Michael A. Tafoya, life-long resident of Santa Fe, passed away on March 27, 2019 after a lengthy battle to Parkinson. He was born March 28, 1954 in Santa Fe to Richard Sr. and Flora Tafoya.
Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Richard Sr. and Flora Tafoya; brothers Stevie and Richard Jr,; brother-in-law Alfred Ortiz; sister-in-law Lillian Tafoya; nephews Leroy Ortiz and Ronnie Tafoya; great niece Tiffany Valdez; Maternal Grandparents Ignacio and Rita Romero and Paternal Grandparents Mateo and Theodita Tafoya.
He is survived by his sisters Stella Ortiz and Tessie G. Ortega (Joe) and brother John S. Tafoya (Mabel).
Also surviving are 4 nephews; 4 nieces; and several great nephews and nieces.
Michael enjoyed the outdoors, camping and fishing in the Pecos Wilderness. He also was a great assembler and salesman of bicycles. By profession, he worked as a caregiver and construction worker.
We would like to acknowledge the Clovis HealthCare and Rehabilitation Center for the excellent care given to our brother Michael during his 6-year stay at the facility.
A Rosary will be recited on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Cristo Rey Catholic Church with Mass to follow at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019 with Interment to follow at Santa Fe Memorial Gardens.

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Name Michael Anthony Tafoya
Date of Birth March 28th, 1954
Date of Death March 27th, 2019
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Rivera Family Funeral Home
Location 417 Rodeo Road
Santa Fe NM 87505
United States

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