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Obituary Notice – Shirley E. Taylor

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TaylorSShirley E. Taylor, 74, passed away Sunday, December 1st, 2019.  She was born in Silver Creek, on May 27, 1945, the daughter of the late Peter G. and Fannie A. (Geer) Mason.

She was a homemaker to her husband, children and often times to anyone who needed a place to stay.  Mrs. Taylor helped run the family business, Taylor and Sons Farm, which grew apples and grapes for Welch’s.  She was a volunteer at the First United Presbyterian Church’s clothing center in Silver Creek.

Survivors include her husband Billy A. Taylor, whom she married on August 21, 1961, in Baltimore, MD, three sons Mark (Andrea) Taylor, of Fort Myers, FL; Bradley (Debbie) Taylor, of Silver Creek; Matthew (Taunia) Taylor, of Atlanta, GA; and a daughter, Brenda (Wayne Brustad) Taylor, of Bradenton, FL. Also surviving are eighteen grandchildren- Lexus, Riley, Justin, Brielyn, Caitlin, Jennifer, Brian, Bradley, Jackie, Lorenzo, Quala, Desmond, Jazmyne, Julyana, Justin, Micah, Marcus & Matthew, and ten great grandchildren- Malachi, Elijah, Emersyn, Bryce, Vincent, Sayda, Bexley, Kendall, Reagan & Zachary.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by two sons William “Billy” Taylor and Steven Taylor, a daughter Susan Taylor, a sister Rebecca A. “Becky” Mason Dodge and three brothers Peter J. Mason, James “Jimmy” Mason and Richard “Dick” Mason.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, from where Funeral Services will be held Friday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Thomas Burian, pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Silver Creek.  A Prayer service will be conducted by Rev. Thomas Burian Thursday evening at 7 pm in the funeral home.

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  • beverly giambrone
    Posted December 3, 2019 at 10:38 am

    I am so sorry for the loss of your mom, Brad and Debbie. what a beautiful mom you had. prayers sent to you and your family.sincerely Ange and Beverly

  • John Clothier
    Posted January 8, 2020 at 9:54 am

    Thank you Shirley, for taking care of the Clothier house. And i admire you for the love and beauty you donated to your family. I will miss you so much on facebook!

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