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Leeila Taylor

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Leeila G. Taylor

1918 - 2014 GREAT BARRINGTON Leeila G. Taylor, 96, passed away Sept. 9. Born on March 21, 1918, in Coventy, Vt., she was the daughter of Maynard and Marjorie Dunn Watson. Her family moved to Massachusetts when she was quite young. She grew up in Monterey and lived in South County most of her life. She married the "Love of her Life," Richard Taylor, in 1936. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in November of 1996, just a few months before he passed away. Leeila was a homemaker who loved to walk, watch Western movies and listen to music. She leaves her daughter Geraldine Goewey; her three grandchildren and their spouses, Blanche and John Lennington of Becket, Duane and Bonnie Goewey, and Richard and Catherine Goewey of New Marlborough; her five great grand children, Misty White of Pittsfield, Johnathon Goewey and Daniel Goewey of Gt. Barrington, Chelsi Arnspiger of Westly Chappel, Fla., and Brenden Goewey of New Marlborough. She also leaves a great-great granddaughter, Maia Perkins of Pittsfield. FUNERAL NOTICE: Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Valley Church in Sheffield with the Rev. Bruce Teague, Pastor, as celebrant. Burial will follow in Corashire Cemetery, Monterey. The family will receive friends on Monday, Sept. 15, from 4 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home in Great Barrington. Those who desire may make memorial donations in Leeila Taylor's memory to Berkshire Humane Society in care of FINNERTY & STEVENS FUNERAL HOME, 426 Main Street, Gt. Barrington, MA. 01230. To leave remembrances go to www.finnertyandstevens.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Sept. 13, 2014
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