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Robert Edward Taddia

February 10, 1949 ~ March 26, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old


Robert "Bob" E. Taddia, 75, of Springfield, MA, passed away on Tuesday March 26, 2024. He was born on February 10, 1949, in Springfield, MA. Bob graduated from Springfield Technical High School in 1967. He was a champion football player and a student patrol chief. For over 20 years, Bob worked as a telephone technician. In his spare time, he enjoyed carpentry work.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Cheryl (Nowak) Taddia, his son Marc Taddia and wife Maria, daughter Deena Taddia and fiancé Nick Archer, and grandchildren Sophia, Vincenzo, Niccolo, Kyla, Elijah, Evan, Lauren, and Diane. Bob was preceded in death by his father Louis H. Taddia, mother Anne M. (Martone) Taddia, brother Louis V. Taddia, and sister Geraldine "Jerry" Murray.

Family and friends are invited to gather at Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation, 220 N Main St., East Longmeadow, MA, on Friday April 5, 2024 from 5pm - 8pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday April 6, 2024 at 8:45am at the funeral home, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00am at St. Michael's Parish, 128 Maple St., East Longmeadow. Burial will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Springfield.

Memorial contributions in Bob’s memory may be made to Make-A-Wish America, Gift Processing, 1702 East Highland Ave., Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85016. For more information or to leave an online condolence, please visit


April 5, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation
220 North Main Street
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Funeral Service
April 6, 2024

8:45 AM
Forasitere Smith Funeral Service

Liturgy of Christian Burial
April 6, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Michael's Parish
128 Maple Street
East Longmeadow, MA 01028


Gate of Heaven Cemetery
421 Tinkham Road
Springfield, MA 01129


Gate of Heaven Cemetery
421 Tinkham Road
Springfield, MA


Make-A-Wish America, Gift Processing
1702 East Highland Ave, Suite 400, Phoenix AZ 85016


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