Geauga County, Ohio – The Garrettsville community mourns the loss of a beloved member, Jason Regis Traggiai, 52, who tragically passed away on Monday, September 4, 2023, as a result of a work-related accident at his home.
Jason cherished his family above all else. His loving wife of 25 years, Becca, and their daughters, Hanna and Emma, were the source of immense pride and joy in his life. He often expressed his deep appreciation for them and considered himself fortunate to have such a loving family. Jason had successfully crafted a life he adored, blending his roles as a dedicated family man, an avid hunter, and a devoted fitness enthusiast.
An enthusiastic hunter, Jason found solace and camaraderie at his camp in Mt. Jewett, Pennsylvania, where he shared memorable moments with his father, brother, and nephews. In recent years, Jason embarked on a journey in men’s physique bodybuilding, training diligently at Dean Caputo’s Powerhouse Gym. His determination to be the best version of himself was evident in every endeavor.
Professionally, Jason was an esteemed architect at Geis Construction, where he had a remarkable career. He had recently begun the exciting venture of establishing his private architecture firm, J Regis Traggiai Architects, showcasing his entrepreneurial spirit.
Jason’s deep faith was an integral part of his life, and he was an active member of the SS Edward and Lucy Parish in Parkman, Ohio. His commitment to serving the community was exemplified by his membership in the Great Lakes OH-35 Chapter of Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry.
Jason will be remembered as a hardworking, selfless individual who had the remarkable gift of bringing laughter into the lives of those around him.
He is survived by his cherished family: his wife, Becca, and daughters, Hanna Traggiai of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and Emma Traggiai of Garrettsville, Ohio; his parents, Regis and Bette Jo Traggiai of Cabot; his father-in-law, Paul Nichols of Garrettsville; his sister, Regina (Vince) Russo of Sarver; his brother, Donovan (Tracy) Traggiai of Butler; his sister-in-law, Elizabeth (Aaron) Tucker of Huntsburg, Ohio; and a host of nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews who held a special place in his heart.
A memorial service for immediate family will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Sly Family Funeral Home in Middlefield, Ohio. Following this, friends and family are invited to attend a memorial Mass at noon at St. Edward’s in Parkman, Ohio, with lunch served afterward.
In honor of Jason’s commitment to serving the community, his family has requested that donations be made to Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry, a cause dear to his heart, dedicated to providing food to those in need. Jason’s legacy of compassion and dedication will live on in the hearts of those he touched.