Eleanor A. Taylor
Eleanor A. Taylor, age 82, of Newark, Delaware, died peacefully in her home on Sunday, April 19, 2020.
Ms. Taylor was born in New Rochelle, NY and was raised in Mamaroneck, NY where she graduated from Mamaroneck High School. She retired from the Avon Corporation having worked in the shipping department for over 25 years. After her retirement, Ms. Taylor became a crossing guard for New Castle County for 15 years and was actively employed at the time of her death. She loved her job as a crossing guard and always spoke fondly of the children that she saw each day, referring to them as “her kids.” She loved sewing, crafting and socializing with friends and family. She took tremendous pride in raising her four children whom she loved dearly.
Ms. Taylor was preceded in death by her former husband, Emerson Taylor; her mother, Alice Washington; and her sister, Dorothy Mayo. She is survived by her daughter, Michelle Taylor of South Hackensack, NJ; sons, Michael Taylor of Amherst, NY, Steven Taylor of Mamaroneck, NY and David Taylor of Middleburg, FL; 2 grandchildren, Josh Taylor and Rebecca Taylor; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Taylor; a niece, Deborah Mayo; 3 nephews, Allan III, Richard and Paul Mayo; and a host of loving friends.
All services are private.