~ IN MEMORY ~
Susan Files Tagg, wife of ret. NEA/DL Capt. Albert ‘Jim’ Tagg
December 4, 1943 ~ April 9, 2013
News has reached us with the passing of Susan Files Tagg, wife of ret. NEA/DL pilot Lt Col (Ret) Albert “Jim” Tagg . Susan was 69 years of age at the time of her passing due to complications of cancer. To sign the online guestbook please visit http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/bdnmaine/guestbook.aspx?n=susan-tagg&pid=164285221&cid=view Susan is survived by her husband Captain Tagg and their children. Personal condolences may be sent to the family at
47 NW Boundary Drive , Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986-2238 ... (772) 873-2050
A private memorial service will be held at a later date in Maine.
Susan was born December 4, 1943 in Bangor, Maine, the daughter of Richard and Ellen Files. She graduated from Bangor High School in 1962 and received an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Development from Westbrook Junior College in Portland. Susan was a member of the Bangor Junior League and loved horseback riding and spending time with her grandchildren.
Susan married Lt Col (Ret) Albert “Jim” Tagg at All Souls Church in Bangor on September 25, 1964. Susan and her husband raised three sons, James Jr, Richard, and Steven in Hampton Falls, NH. They enjoyed boating as a family and after Jim retired they spent much of their time on their motor home in Port St. Lucie, Florida and or on their boat in Boothbay, ME as members of the Down East Yacht Club.
Susan was predeceased by her mother, Ellen Hathorn Files, and her brother-in law Greg Stevens. She is survived by her father, Richard Files of Falmouth, ME, her husband of 47 years, Albert "Jim" Tagg, her 3 sons, Jim Tagg and wife Kimberly Tagg of Tampa FL, Richard Tagg of Walnut Creek, CA and Steven Tagg of Hampton Falls, NH, Granddaughters McKenna and Paige Tagg, Grandsons AJ and Clark Tagg, sister Judi Stevens of Yarmouth, ME, brother and sister-in-law Kip Files and Lorraine DuBeau of Rockland, ME and sister and brother-in-law Deb and Peter Dumas of Scarborough, ME and several nieces and nephews.
A private memorial service will be held in Maine this summer.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Susan’s name to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 23827, Tampa, FL 33623-3827 ......... or Life Path Hospice (Burgandy Team) Tampa, FL.