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Marie L. Taylor

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WILMINGTON -- Mrs. Marie Learned Taylor, 89, a longtime resident of West Main Street, died Sunday morning, July 4, 2004 at the Centers For Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington following a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Taylor was born in Halifax on Oct. 28, 1914; she was the daughter of the late Zina A. and Mabel L. (Thurber) Learned. She grew up in Halifax and attended the West Village School and then Greenfield (Mass.) High School graduating with the class of 1932. She married Henry O. “Hap” Taylor in West Halifax on May 27, 1939, Mr. Taylor predeceased her on June 15, 2000. She had worked for a time as assistant town clerk for the town of Wilmington; she was a longtime member and treasurer of the Wilmington Baptist Church, a member of the Victory Grange 164 , the Halifax Historical Society, Deerfield Valley Seniors and The Wilmington Fair Committee, now Deerfield Valley Farmers Day Association. In earlier years, she had helped on the Taylor Farm in Wilmington. She enjoyed crocheting.

Mrs. Taylor leaves her sisters-in-law, Mary White of Bennington, Ruth Woffenden of White Creek, N.Y. and Edith Morse of Brattleboro; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 7 at 2 p.m. at the Wilmington Baptist Church with the Rev. Marcia Dorey officiating. Burial will follow in the Taylor family lot in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the Covey & Allen Funeral Home in Wilmington on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. when the family will be present. Should friends desire, gifts in memory of Mrs. Taylor may be made to the Wilmington Baptist Church or Deerfield Valley Rescue in care of the Covey & Allen Funeral Home, P. O. Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363.

To send condolences to the family of Marie L. Taylor please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.
Published in Bennington Banner on July 5, 2004
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