Eileen L. Taylor, 86

February 28, 2011|OCT. 9, 1924-FEB. 28, 2011

WILLIAMSPORT — Eileen L. Taylor, 86, of 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport, Md., died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at Homewood at Williamsport.

Born Oct. 9, 1924, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Hazel Keller.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Palmer J. (Whitey) Taylor, on Sept. 9, 1993.

Eileen retired in 1987 from Sears after 29 years of service.

She was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, where she was on the church choir, Church Council, taught Sunday school class and served as youth leader.

She is survived by one son, David A. Taylor of Lynchburg, Va.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Dennis James Taylor, Robin Lynn Taylor and Michael Berry Taylor; and one granddaughter, Paige Helman.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Jeff Shull and the Rev. Ken J. Fizer will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

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 Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742 or to Homewood Benevolent Fund, P.O. Box 250, Williamsport, MD 21795.

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