Shirley Elizabeth Taylor, wife of the late John Stanley
Taylor, of Oromocto NB, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2019at the
age of 87 at the White Rapids Manor in Fredericton Junction. Born on
October 23, 1931, in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Shirley was the daughter of
the late George and Mae Long.
Shirley is survived by her children Robert Taylor – Saint
John NB, Sharon (Elmer) Taylor Edmonton AB, Ian (Lynn) Taylor
Fredericton NB, Sandra Taylor Lincoln, Ronald Taylor Mississauga ON,
Patsy (Danny) MacKinnon Lincoln NB, Nanci (Darrell) Wojcik Halifax NS;
grandchildren Shawna (Chris) Weiss, Lee Ann (Scott) Taylor, Peter
(Jennifer) Larsen, Melanie (Tony) Michaud, Jonathan (Natalie) Larsen,
Shana (Jesse) Mitchell, Richard (Amy) MacKinnon and Delainey McCarron;
and 19 great grandchildren.
She is also survived by her brothers, George (Ruth) Sarnia
ON, Gerald (Mary) Sydney NS, Jackie Sydney NS, Charlie (Anne) Sydney
NS, Cameron , and Murray Hamilton ON; sisters Florence (Francis)
Ottawa ON, Louise (Dave) Ottawa ON, and Virginia (Joe) Brampton ON,
brother in law Donald Taylor; and many nieces and nephews, as well as
her very special friend Lucille Gallant.
Besides her parents, Shirley was predeceased by her husband
John Stanley Taylor in 2003. She was also predeceased by her son
David, brother Robert, sisters Evelyn Stevens, Vivian Lennon, and
Lillian Brunet, twin brothers in infancy, brother-in-law Thompson
Taylor, and sister-in-law Joyce Crawley.
Shirley spent almost 60 years of her life as a resident of
the Town of Oromocto and Lincoln, NB where she met numerous friends
and was fondly known by many in the area for her good nature and
outgoing personality. She loved to socialize with her friends at Tim
Horton’s and her favorite restaurant Pizza
She grew up in Sydney NS within a large family of 13 brothers
and sisters. Spending time at her sisters’ cottages on
Gillis Lake and the Bras d’Or Lakes where they would play
games, share stories, and have a lot of laughs. She married our Dad
then they left the island in 1956, and raised a family of eight
children. She would visit often and was very proud of her Cape Breton
She worked for 25 years for Canex, CFB Gagetown. She was a
member of the Ladies Auxiliary Oromocto Legion Branch # 93 and
recently received her 20 year pin. She volunteered for the Oromocto
Hospital and was very active in the Oromocto Seniors
Visitation will take place at the Oromocto Select Community
Funeral Home, 108 Winnebago Street, Oromocto NB (506-357-5100) on
Wednesday from 3 – 7 pm. Funeral services to be held on
Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 2 pm at the Oromocto United Church, 144
Winnebago Street, Oromocto with Reverend Lori Beth Sheffield-Bowles
officiating. The Oromocto Legion Branch # 93 Ladies Auxiliary will
hold Tribute Wednesday at 2:45 pm at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank to the staff at the Oromocto
Special Care Home and the White Rapids Manor for their care and
compassion they provided to our mother. For those who wish,
remembrances to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated
by the family.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Shirley Taylor 19312019..
Décès pour la Ville: Fredericton, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick