The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

March 17, 2014

Juan E. Tapia II

Star Beacon

GENEVA — Juan E. Tapia II, age 48, of Geneva, Ohio, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, at Geneva Village Rehabilitation Center.

Born Feb. 1, 1966, in Geneva, he was the son of Juan and Nellie (Aliff) Tapia.

A landscaper by trade, Juan loved the outdoors and worked on the grounds at Normandy Village for years.

He loved painting, cooking and poetry. He was also an avid fisherman.

Juan is survived by his sons, JT (Bre) Tapia of Washington and Sean (Jessica) Tapia of Indiana; daughter, Kaitlin Rosado of Geneva; four grandchildren; sisters, Molly Holmes of California and Anna Coats of Geneva; brothers, Paul and John Aliff, both of Minerva, Frank (Tina), Alex (Carolyn), Mike (Sharon), Marco (Kim) and Adam Tapia, all of Geneva; and several nieces and nephews.

Juan was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Bobby Aliff.

Friends and Family will be received from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 20th, at the BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 175 S. Broadway in Geneva. A Memorial Service celebrating Juan’s life will take place at 6 p.m.

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