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Ruth E. Taylor

August 12, 1932 - December 3, 2020

Ruth E. Taylor, age 88, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020.

Born on August 12, 1932 in Wilmington, DE, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Cora (Hall) Warrington. After graduating from high school, Ruth pursued a career as a Lab Technician for Dodd Dental Lab in Wilmington. She was a life member and former president of the Minquadale Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. Ruth adored her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren, whom she cherished above all.

In addition to her parents, Ruth is preceded in death by 8 siblings and her son, Kevin M. Taylor. She is survived by her husband of many years, Paul H. Taylor, Sr.; children, Paul H. Taylor, Jr. (Jeri) of Lewes, Charles T. Taylor (Susan) of New Castle, and Robert A. Taylor of New Castle; grandchildren, Robert A. Taylor, Jr., Paul H. Taylor III, Shannon M. Taylor, Jeffrey J. Masishin (Barbi), and Jennifer D. Masishin; and great grandchildren, Julia C. Masishin and Hailey N. Taylor.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am to 12 pm on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12 pm. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ruth’s memory to Minquadale Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, P.O. Box 647, New Castle, DE 19720 and Compassionate Care Hospice, 405 E Marsh Ln, #4, Newport, DE 19804.


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22 Condolences for Ruth E. Taylor

  • Rest in peace mom.

  • Rest In Peace, You are an Angel with God now.
    Love, Marie
    Gino & Ruth Veriopoulos

  • Rip Mommom Miss you and love you. Go be in peace.

  • I love you Mommom and will miss you

  • Rip Mommom, love and miss you, go be at peace.

  • Rest in Heavenly peace sweet Lady. You were always so kind to me. Prayers to your family 🙏🏻♥️

  • I never got the chance to meet you but, you have given me Susan and Chuck Taylor. Through them I have heard so many wonderful things about you. God Bless you all and thank you Mrs. Ruth for everything you may not have even known you have given me and my family. Love you Chuck and Susan!

  • I knew Ruth from being a member of minquadale Fire Company. Ruth was A Great Lady who I am glad to gotten to know she always treated me nice. Till we meet again Ruth….. R.I.P.

  • Another Taylor Angel taken away you will always be remembered in all our hearts I love you so much Aunt Ruthie may you rest in peace
    Tammy Taylor

  • Chuck Jr.
    So sorry for your loss. Sending my condolences to you and your entire family.
    Your family has always been and will always be a pillar to your community.
    I know that my grandmother, Bertha Long, my dad, Ralph Long & my mother, Betty Long will be there awaiting your mother’s arrival to the Gates of Heaven.
    God Bless,

  • My condolences to the Taylor family; sorry for your loss.

  • RIP Ruth (mom) thanks for treating me like family love you.

  • Rest in peace Mrs. Taylor

  • Our condolences to the Taylor family.
    I had the pleasure of seeing Ruth at the Helen Graham Cancer center a few months ago, and having a nice conversation. May you rest in peace sweet lady.

  • Dear Paulie and Chuck and Robbie we are sorry for the loss of your mother and our dear sister-in law. She was a good Mom and we love her very much. I will keep her in my prayers. Love Pat and Joe Hoopes

  • I 1st meet Ruthie has a young little kid hunging out in the new many many many years ago. Such a sweet lady (mom) always. Heaven earned one of the sweetest Lady I knew. Rest in Heavenly Peace Ruthie

  • Dear Paul:
    It was with great sadness that I read of your Mother’s passing. I know you had a close relationship and her passing will be greatly missed. I will keep her and you in my prayers.


  • I am very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you all.

  • Condolences to the whole Taylor family. I know she will be truly missed by all. With much affection. David Bull

  • I love you Aunt Ruthie I will miss you dearly

  • Paul Sr. & Paul Jr.,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you mourn the passing of your wife and mother.

  • PT,

    I am so sorry for your loss and not being able to attend the funeral service for your Mom. I will keep you and your entire family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. God bless Mrs. Taylor!

    Sincerely, Oggie