James R. Gray Funeral Home
1530 Buffalo Rd. Rochester, NY 14624



Tartaglia, Stephen

Rochester: Age 72, passed away June 9, 2019 at Unity Hospital in the loving presence of family. Steve “Tar” Tartaglia is survived by his 6 children Carolyn (Carl) Miller, Stephen M. (Christina) Tartaglia, Christopher (Tiffanie) Tartaglia, Joseph (Brooke) Tartaglia, Marietta (Adam Sorensen) Tartaglia & William (Michelle) Tartaglia; 17 grandchildren & 1 great-grandchild.

Born & raised in Rochester, NY, Steve was the second son of Daniel & Angelina (Quadrozzi) Tartaglia & was raised with his brothers Daniel (deceased), Thomas & Robert.

Steve survived cancer in 1991 & despite a prognosis of 2 years, defied odds & lived a full life for 28 more years. After a recent 3 month struggle with a collapsed lung, he passed away holding the hands of his family.

All are invited to his Funeral Mass Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 11 am at St. Monica Church, Genesee St. In lieu of flowers, kindly donate to Camp Good Days & Special Times.

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