Solomon William Taliaferro, 28

Sep 03, 2012

Solomon William Taliaferro of Troy made his transition on Aug. 29, 2012, at Inland Hospital in Waterville, following complications from pneumonia, compounded by a traumatic brain injury sustained six years ago in a car accident. He was 28 years old.

Sol graduated from Mount View High School in 2004. He was a carpenter by trade, a kitchen chef and a Transformational Breath facilitator. Sol enjoyed life and loved soccer, drumming and playing with his 11 nieces and nephews. Sol is remembered for his positive attitude and his enthusiasm for whatever he was doing.

Sol is survived by his dad, Paul Taliaferro of Troy; his mother, Judith Kravitz, of Tilton, N.H.; six sisters, Domani Osborne, Christina McCoy, Madana Casini, Rebeca Black, Melesa Black and Tara Black; and four brothers, Joshua Osborne, Paul Taliaferro, Peter Taliaferro and Abraham Taliaferro.

Services and a celebration of Sol’s life will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Wentworth Event Center, Route 1, Belfast.

Arrangements are with Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered at

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