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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.

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  • We love you and miss you Mom…Forever and Always!! ❤

  • Rest In Heavenly Peace Aunt Eleanor😢

  • Dearest Michelle and Family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    I’m going to miss your mother,she was my ma too and my HSN,QVC buddy 💛
    She will be with you,forever.

    Love,
    Regina

  • My aunt eleanor Taylor’s was my mother’s only sister. She will miss by me for ever she just wasn’t only my aunt but my best friend too she’s the last of the family on my mom side and I’m so sad to see her no longer with us ,but she was a wonderful aunt always made me laugh she always loved us kids I’m gonna miss u I love u dearly

  • I’m sorry that we lost eleanor we loved her dearly and always had a nice conversation n abundant of other things in life. I always was happy to go over there house when we were kids a lot of fun I will miss that.when we were growing .n growing up the family was part of my life to reflect on good things .eleanor will be missed like my mom too .but I have the rest of the family I can talk to and share things with . So I say love you all stay close RDM. 989-717-6543

  • May the Lord hold you in his loving arms.
    You are in our hearts and our thoughts . Ms.Taylor may your beautiful spirit continue to shine thru your family and the legacy you have shared with us. The many gifts you brought to us. One of many being your daughter Michelle Taylor who has been an amazing friend and sister to me ! I will alway be forever grateful ! May you Rest in Gods Peace 🙏🏼

  • My fondest memory of your Mom, Michelle, was our trip to St. Lucia, many years ago. I bid you and your brothers strength and peace during this time and going forward.

  • My regards to all! Wishing you a lot of love during this difficult time. 🙏🙏❤❤

    Blessings,

    Katie

  • To the entire Taylor family, From the Wauchope family, We are so very sorry for your loss, Our deepest condolences, Sleep peace Eleanor 🙏🏽♥️

  • My Deepest Sympathy to the Taylor Family. Eleanor was a Beautiful person, both inside and out and she will truly be missed. I met Ms. Taylor and her sister over 20+ years ago and she was always a delightful person to be around and talk to. A Classy Lady always with lots of Spunk and Beautiful also. As years went by, i was able to talk to her upon my move now in Dallas, and we reminisce on things from back in the day. She was truly a beautiful gem.
    I express again to the family my condolences and may her memories always keep a smile on your hearts 💕

  • Words cannot describe the heartfelt pain of my mother’s passing. She was such a loving mom with all the qualities you would ever want and wish for in a parent. She loved all those that she was very close to. I grieve in knowing that she was not only my mother but a TRUE FRIEND to me as well. Rest in Peace now Ma..I love and miss you with all my heart and soul..forever.

  • I’m remember growing up playing your basement now you gone we love an miss you aunt Eleanor.

  • Mom’s energy will always be remembered. When I was very young boy, I many times stood beside her at the dining room table. In front of her was a coloring book.
    And I would watch, almost mesmerized, as she carefully applied the crayon color, her blues, her red, her yellows, alway so even, always so perfect. It is little surprise that later in life I became an artist. I had a talent for painting. My mom gave me that. I will miss her dearly. Love you mom. Rest in peace.❤

  • Mom Taylor,
    It was my pleasure to know you. I loved coming to visit and spending time with Dave and you. Some day I will see you again. Rest In peace.

    Brian

  • While there is no way we can feel your pain..we do feel your loss. Peace and love to you and your family during this sorrowful time.

  • I’m so sorry to hear of Eleanor passing, I worked with her, she was a pleasure to be around, she’ll be truly missed! My condolences to her family, May God continue to bless y’all!!!

  • Taylors,
    Words cannot express what my heart feels for you on the passing of your mother. She was a “virtuous” women and a dedicated “loving” mother. Stay strong; continue to live your lives to it’s fullest; and freely let the memories bring both tears and laughter.

  • It was my pleasure to be introduced to Mrs. Taylor by her wonderful son Dave. She was a beautiful person both inside and out. Her light will continue to shine through her family and friends as she will be missed dearly.

  • We are neighbors of Ms. Taylor’s son, David, and met her when she visited him here in Middleburg Fl.. We would like to extend our condolences to the Taylor family and want you to know that our prayers are with you at this time.

  • I will miss you dearly aunt Eleanor from the times we played in your basement and backyard to David’s room we loved you dearly you will be sorely missed love you so much.