Rodney Paul Tardiff, Sr.
1959 - 2017
WINTHROP - Rodney (Rod) Paul Tardiff, Sr., 57, of Winthrop, passed on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, after battling a long illness. He was born in Augusta on Sept. 26, 1959, third son of Victor C. and Theresa (Breton) Tardiff, Sr.
Rod was a quiet man, kind hearted and had a great sense of humor. Rod enjoyed time with his family and adored his dog and loyal companion 'Buddy'.
Rod worked at Statler Tissue for many years until their closing and then the Maine Central Railroad in Waterville.
He was predeceased by his parents; and a brother, and best friend, Gerard A. Tardiff, Sr. He is survived by his son Rodney P. Tardiff, Jr. of Palermo; his sister, Lorraine from Boothbay Harbor, his brothers, Victor C. Tardiff, Jr. from Chelsea and Michael S. Tardiff, Sr. from Augusta; an aunt and uncle; along with several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held later in the spring.
Arrangements are under the care of Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner.
Staples Funeral Service
53 Brunswick Avenue
Gardiner, ME 04345
Published in Central Maine on Feb. 13, 2017