Posted June 21, 2012, at 7:35 p.m.

ELLSWORTH and BREWER – Arthur L. "Nick" Tardiff Jr., 54, died June 21, 2012, at a local hospital. He was born Jan. 3, 1959, in Bangor, son of the late Arthur L. and Lillian R. (Morin) Tardiff Sr.

Nick, as he was known, was a graduate of Brewer High School and served in the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by two brothers, Michael "Bubba" Tardiff and Sheila, and their two sons, Michael and Matthew, of Old Town, and Phillip Tardiff of Brewer and his daughter, Samantha Tardiff, of Old Town; one sister, Tina West and her daughter, Mandi Mitchell, of Bangor; several aunts, uncles and cousins; a very special friend, Laverne Walton of Ellsworth and her daughter, Janice and her husband, Gerard, and their daughter, Lisa; and special friends, Melody and Keith Morse of Ellsworth.

Nick requested that services be private. Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 69 State St., Brewer. printed on August 18, 2017