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Apr. 6, 1948 - Aug. 13, 2012
Our brother Richard went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 13th at Pioneers Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be Saturday, August 25th at Frye Chapel and Mortuary in Brawley from 9 a.m to 12 p.m., with a service beginning at 10 a.m.
Richard was born on April 6, 1948 and lived his entire life in Brawley, California. He worked for Jack Flemming and his family for over 40 years. He retired in 2011 and loved spending time with friends and family. He was loved beyond all measure and will truly be missed by friends and family. He left us with beautiful memories that will be treasured forever.
He was preceded in death by his father, Cande Sr.; mother, Eleanor; and brother, Stevie Taffolla.
Richard is survived by his brothers and their wives, Cande Jr. and Carla Taffolla of Washington State, Bobby and Sheryle Taffolla of La Quinta, Charles and Arthur Taffolla and Paul Northcutt, all of Brawley; sisters and their husbands, Olivia White of El Centro, Mary Helen and Dave Hoskins, Esther and Ernie Guzman, Lenor and Steve Smith, all of Brawley, Velia Taffolla Solorzano and Rudy Solorzano of Calipatria, and Christina Acuna of Indio; long-term companion, Rachel Rodriguez and her sons, Larry Rodriguez of Nevada and George, Moses and Joel of San Jose; and numerous nieces and nephews.
We love you Richard!
Published in Imperial Valley Press Online from Aug. 18 to Aug. 24, 2012