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Joshua James Tanes

December 3, 1984 ~ March 7, 2019 (age 34)


Joshua J. Tanes, 34, of Fall River, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 7, 2019. 

Born in Taunton, he was the son of Jaime Tanes, Cheryl, and William Gray.

Josh was raised in Raynham, MA, enjoyed playing basketball, and was employed as a tradesman for several years.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Jordan Tanes; his siblings Matthew, Gabrielle, Lauren, Ria, Mikayla, Mallori, Lexi, and many other loved ones. He was preceded in death by his beloved Nana, brother Richard, and two uncles, Richard and Richie.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm, followed by a funeral service at 7:00 pm, in the Chapel of the Silva Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Taunton (at Saint Mary’s Square)

Additional parking with handicap access is located on the North side of the funeral home.

Interment will be privately held

In lieu of flowers, donations in Joshua’s memory can be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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