Hazel Eloise Taylor
July 5, 1939 - December 22, 2020
Hazel Eloise Taylor, age 81, of Bear, DE, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2020.
Born on July 5, 1939, in Philadelphia, PA, she was a daughter of the late Elwood and Fannie (Mason) Ruley, Sr. Hazel graduated from Upper Darby High School. She was joined in holy matrimony to the late Norman Taylor Sr. with whom she made a home with in Fernwood, PA until they moved to Philadelphia, PA in 1967. Throughout her career, Hazel worked for various companies, such as Globe Ticket and RiteAid. She spent the last two decades dedicated to being a postal worker. Of all her careers, being a mother and grandmother was what she cherished most and brought her the greatest joy.
In addition to her parents, Hazel was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Norman Taylor, Sr.; daughter, Robyn Madison and 12 siblings. She is survived by her children, Debra Taylor, Tracy Blackwell (Antonio), Norman Taylor, Jr. (Marian) and Lynda Taylor; son-in-law, Claude Madison; sister, Margaret Reid; 4 sisters-in-law; 12 grandchildren, Jason Ballard, Etienne Johnson (Quinton), Lazeah English, Malcom Taylor, Benita Taylor, Stephanie Taylor, Bryant Cason, Eryn Madison, Ryan Cason, Myles Taylor, Maya Blackwell and Dasia Taylor; 12 great grandchildren; and a multitude of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
All services will be held privately.