, Salem, MA

October 23, 2012

Gregory Francis Tardiff, 36

Salem, MA — Gregory Francis Tardiff, age 36, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, October 17th, 2012, at home. Born November 21st, 1975, in Salem, Massachusetts, he grew up in Beverly before moving back to Salem, with his parents, about a decade ago.

Greg attended Shore Country Day School, Manchester High School and was on his way to graduating Phi Theta Kappa from North Shore Community College. Brilliant, funny, mischievous, gifted in music, loving, caring and thoughtful, he will be deeply missed by so many.

Recently he had been working closely with his mother on a new business venture and was excited to be writing and playing music again.

He is survived by his parents, Linda and Jerry Tardiff, sister and brother-in-law, Catherine and Howard Bradbury, beloved niece, Kyla Bradbury, grandmother, Mary Balfe (Palm) Trahan and aunt, Janet Wood.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral service on Thursday, October 25, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. at the First Church in Salem Unitarian, 316 Essex St., Salem. There will be no visiting hours. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Church Social Outreach Fund, 316 Essex St., Salem, MA 01970. For guest book, please visit