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Irvin G. ‘Tarzan’ Machia

FALLS VILLAGE — Irvin G. “Tarzan” Machia, 85, of 26 Rt. 63 died Wednesday morning Sept. 28, 2022, at the Sharon Healthcare Center.  He was born July 26, 1937, in Warren, Vermont, son of the late Charles and Larena (Jones) Machia.

Tarzan was a self employed logger.  When he wasn’t in the forest he could be found working at the Falls Village Saw Mill.  He loved horses, and enjoyed spinning a story.  But his true passion was the love he shared for his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his children; Margaret; Irvin Jr.; Charles; Larena; JoEllen; and Amanda.  his siblings:  Alice; Mary; Beverly; Florence; and Eddie.  Tarzan is also survived by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his two wives Judith and Evelyn; his daughter Karyn in 2015; and his sister Fredrika.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements are under the care of the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home 118 Main St. Canaan, CT 06018.

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