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Trino Jose Navarro (TJ)

Trino Jose Navarro (TJ) passed away unexpectedly on April 23, 2022 at the

age of 50 in Seffner, Florida.

TJ is survived by his mother, Patricia, his sisters Denice and Marcia, his

aunt Beth, several uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in

death by his father Trino and sister Kimberly.

TJ was born in Sacramento CA, on May 8,1971 to Trino and Patricia

Navarro. At 18 years old, TJ proudly joined the United States Navy, serving

four years as a Navy Firemen (FN), where he was responsible for

completing engineering watches, operating electrical equipment as well as

performing repairs on shipboard equipment. His military service took him

around the world aboard the USS Wisconsin as well as the USS Missouri.

Following his service in the Navy, TJ worked two years as a National Park

Service Forest Ranger in Florida before embarking on a career as a crane

operator in the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 925B,

working in that field on and off for several years.  

TJ was an avid fisherman and lifelong learner. He had a passion for

hopping into the kitchen or learning a new skill to share with those around

him, or heading out to help his friends with their projects and businesses.

He made friends with incredible ease and loved them openly. He was

spiritual and spent his adult life seeking solace and guidance from that

spirituality. And above all else, he could spend an evening bringing a smile

to those with and around him. TJ will be deeply missed by his friends and


There will be a memorial at a yet to be determined time and place.

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