Taj Anthony Roberts, of Kearny, passed away on January 9, 2019. He was 37. Visiting will be Monday from 4 until 8 p.m. at The Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny. There will be a service at 6:00 p.m. and private cremation will follow.
Taj was the beloved husband of Sarah (Stuart) and son of Laura Cifelli and Jack Pettigrew. Father of Kaya Lee, Peyton, Ivy and Shayne, he is also survived by his sister Emily St. Dic (her husband Pierre) along with his nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to The Newark Renaissance House 50-56 Norfolk Street Newark, NJ 07103.
In 2013 Taj was inducted into the Kearny high school Hall of Fame for soccer as Goal Keeper 1996-1998
He was named to the 1st Team All-State Team for New Jersey Soccer Coaches of New Jersey was 1st Team All Hudson County Soccer Team Captain for KHS soccer team that won North I sectional championship all in 1998
1996-1997-1998 he was a 3 time letter winner for KHS soccer teams won over 60 games. Won 3 Sectional Championships and one North Championship.