Michael Barry "Mike" Taylor, 65

May 26, 2009

NOV. 8, 1943-MAY 24, 2009

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. -- Michael Barry "Mike" Taylor, 65, of 1819 E. Dutch Corner Road, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, May 24, 2009, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg.

Born Nov. 8, 1943, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Eileen Keller Taylor of Williamsport, Md., and the late Palmer James Taylor.

He was a 1962 graduate of North Hagerstown High School.

He retired in 2000 from Corning Glass Co. after 33 years of service.

He was a member of New Light MCC of Hagerstown.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Nancy L. Miner Taylor of Hagerstown; two daughters, Paige C. Helman and husband, Roger, and Pamela K. Allen and husband, Brian, all of Hagerstown; brother, David A. Taylor and wife, Krisann, of Hagerstown; two granddaughters, Amanda Allen and Bethany Helman; two grandsons, Brandon Helman and Noah Allen; sister-in-law, Jean Taylor of Hagerstown; niece, Meghann Taylor of Lynchburg, Va.; two nephews, R. James Taylor of Hagerstown and Matthew P. Taylor of Chambersburg, Pa.; and friend, Harold M. Gress Jr. of McConnellsburg.


He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dennis J. Taylor and Robin L. Taylor.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Michael Hydes will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in McConnellsburg.

The family will receive friends Wednesday at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Maryland School for the Deaf Foundation, P.O. Box 636, Frederick, MD 21705.

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