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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.


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6 Condolences for Hazel Eloise Taylor

  • Want to send my regards to the family sorry for your lost from the walley family: family need anything/ please don’t hesitate,again sorry for ur lost !!!

  • This is a hard one to swallow, I’m gonna miss you mother n law. You have been my mother away from home. RIH, son n law

  • We send our sympathy in the loss of your mother. We hope your mother’s life be honored by all she loved. May her memory be cherished for all she gave. And, may your hearts be comforted by all you shared. Aaron and I were very sorry to hear that your mother had passed away. She was a good neighbor and we are going to miss seeing her and talking as we meet outside. She had a beautiful smile and a very approachable personality. Just a beautiful person.
    We mourn with you. A mother lost can grieve the heart, and make us look forward for tomorrow, when God will keep his promise he made of no pain, no death, and no sorrow. I hope you find comfort in she’s no longer suffering and is in God’s hands. When God will call and your mother will answer. Based on Job 14:14. We will continue to keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. If you need us we are right across the street.

    Your Neighbors,
    Aaron and Elreta Northrop

  • I will always LOVE and miss her. I feel like I loss a part of me.

  • To the family of Aunt Hazel. Words can’t express what I am feeling at this moment. What I will say is Aunt Hazel was always the same when I saw her. I thank God I was able to know her in a special way. One thing about aunt Hazel is, If she had something to say she would say it. And you knew where she was coming from. I will always cherish the moments we spent together. So I say to you aunt Hazel rest in peace. You are truly loved.

  • Will always remember and love my aunt. And may God be with y’all. PAULIE