Eleanor L. "Ellie" Taylor - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Eleanor L. “Ellie” Taylor

March 8, 1931 - April 20, 2019

          Eleanor L. “Ellie” Taylor, age 88, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

          Born in Newark, DE on March 8, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Genevieve (Grant) Winchester, Sr.  Ellie was a lifelong resident of Newark and graduated from Newark High School.  For many years, she worked as a bookkeeper in the family business, Ken Taylor Trucking, Inc.  Following retirement, she volunteered at Union Hospital at the Good as New Shop.  Ellie’s focus was on being a homemaker and raising her family.

          In Ellie’s earlier years, she and her husband enjoyed their home at the beach, boating, fishing and crabbing.  A creative mind, she enjoyed making crafts for her family and friends.  Ellie was particularly fond of animals, especially all of her beloved cats she had over the years.

         She is survived by her children, Linda Huth (Charles), William Kenneth Taylor, Jr. and Steven Taylor (Teresa); grandchildren, Joseph Twardus, Christopher Twardus, Bill Taylor, Brian Taylor and Heather Taylor (Matthew Beattie); great grandson, Jackson  Beattie; and siblings, Jesse Winchester Jr. and Phyllis Fantazier.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, April 29, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am.  Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ellie’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.


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12 Condolences for Eleanor L. “Ellie” Taylor

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss. Sheila.

  • Chuck and Phyllis, I am so sorry for the loss of your sister. I can’t imagine how you are feeling. May God bring you peace and love and all good memories of Ellie. God bless you all, Karen Lutes ( Cindy’s sister)

  • Sending our condolences💞. Keeping everyone in our prayers during this difficult time…

  • So sorry will be dearly missed

  • Eleanor was such a good friend of her aunt and my mom, Doris Shirk.They traveled together and volunteered in the Nearly New Shop together. I am sure that they are having a happy reunion in heaven. My thoughts and prayers are with Eleanor’s immediate family.

  • So sorry for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. God blessed your mother with a good, long life❤

    With sincere sympathy,
    Andrew, Mary Jo, Andrew, Jr, & Nick Damiani and Melissa and Steve Merced

  • We were neighbors for many years growing up in Ogletown. I have lots of good memories of Elenor, Linda, Kenny, and Steve. All the best to the family in this time of grief.

  • Please accept my deepest condolences for your family’s loss.

  • So sorry for the loss of Aunt Eleanor. She will be missed.

  • My condolences Linda and family sorry for your loss , hope God gives you peace in this time of sorrow … Love you Linda ….Sallie

  • So very sorry for the loss of your beautiful Mom❣️

  • Chuck, Deb and I are so sad to here of your sisters passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.