Jorge W. Tufino-Tapia, 65, of 38 South Street, Cuba, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Buffalo General Hospital after losing his battle to acute liver failure.
Born on August 5, 1954, in Ambato, Ecuador, he was a son of Jorge A. Tufino-Duque and Carmen Tapia-Garcia. On October 4, 2014 in Bradford, PA he married Margaret Bradley who survives. They had been together since 1997.
He and his family attended Holy Family Catholic Church in Bradford.
Jorge loved the game of soccer and enjoyed volunteering to coach soccer at Archbishop Walsh, YMCA Soccer League, Western Pennsylvania Soccer League, Reynoldsville Soccer League, and the Southern Tier Premier League at St. Bonaventure. But most of all loved spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife Margaret of Cuba and Mother Carmen of Ecuador he is survived by his children, Jorge (Maria) Tufino-Cordova, Alberto (Lorena) Tufino-Cordova, Pablo (Jacqueline) Tufino, Eddison (Gina) Tufino, Lissa (Harold) Johnson, Maria Tufino-Cordova, Ryan Cook, Josh Cook, Cameron Cook, Patricio Tufino-Bradley, and their children.
Jorge is also survived by four siblings a brother Marcos (Margarita) Tufino of Miami FL and two sisters Rossy Tufino (Eduardo) Montenegro and Jeanina Tufino (Jaime) Quinones from Ecuador.
He was predeceased by his father.
Friends and family will be received at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., 9 Bull Street, Cuba, on Friday, January 24, 2020 from 7-9 P.M. only. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at a time and place to be announced.
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