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“My deepest condolences to Tavaris family in your loss. Pudgy I'm sure you have forgotten the many days of fun playing in our back yard. This was...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Mamie Darden - Naugatuck, CT

“In behalf of all of us, we offer our heartfelt condolences. We've been out of town, and surely miss being there. Wish we could have stayed a little...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Colette (Lindsey) Mcclendon - MD

“May God's grace comfort and guide you through this difficult time. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Muriel & Paula Curry - New Haven, CT

“Dear Saige, Lamar and Family- my deepest condolences on your loss...you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love- Kerry O'Keefe Garea ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Kerry Garea - Hamden, CT - Friend

“I am going to miss this Lady, she was a great person. She loved me as if I was her daughter. She loved my children like no other did so much for them...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: ROCHELLE A.BRADLEY - New Haven, CT


Josephine A. Tavaris, 92, of Hamden born on November 19, 1922 to the late Wiley Pearson and Olivia (Tribbett) Pearson, passed away March 28, 2015. Josephine will be remembered for her caring and giving personality, she could be seen visiting the sick or volunteering in the local soup kitchen on a given day. In lieu of her volunteering efforts she was the recipient of a volunteer award. She leaves to cherish her memory loving son Leroy Tavaris Jr., 2 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. She is predeceased by husband Leroy Tavaris Sr., brothers Herbert and James Pearson and sisters Alice Lyndsey, Viola Pearson, and Mary Pearson.