Christopher Taaffe Schiaffino died at home on Muir Boulevard in East Hampton on Friday morning at the age of 35. The cause of death is still unknown, according to his family.
The proprietor of Tri-R landscaping services in East Hampton along with a partner, Marcelo Chuya, he moved to the South Fork after college. He was born on Staten Island to Fred and Maureen Taaffe Schiaffino on June 23, 1975. As a child there he excelled in athletics and was a pitcher on his high school baseball team, the Tottenville Pirates, helping take them to the city championships.
He moved to West Palm Beach, Fla., for college, graduating from Northwood Universi