Octavio Jesus Taborda-Alvarez, 96, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Octavio was born January 13, 1922 in Colombia to the late Salvador Taborda and Santos Alvarez. As a young man he met and fell in love with his wife of 61 years, the late Libia Taborda.
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Octavio was employed as a mechanical engineer for many years in his native Colombia before immigrating to the United States. Octavio was a man of love, laughter and strength. He is survived by his 10 children, 20 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday December 15 at 10 AM at St Roch Church, 10 St. Roch Ave., Greenwich. Friends and family may visit on Friday December 14 from 5-9PM at Castiglione Funeral Home, 544 Old Post Rd #3 Greenwich CT 06830. Share a memory of Octavio at www.castiglionefh.com