Victoria J. Taylor, 87, of Lafayette, passed away Saturday (July 11, 2015) at The Pavilion at BRMC with her family at her side.
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Born Nov. 16, 1927, in Lewis Run, she was a daughter of the late Alessandro and Luigia DelMonego. On July 24, 1948, in St. Bernard Church, she married Robert L. Taylor, who passed away Jan. 11, 2007.
As a young lady, she was employed at the Woolworth's 5 & 10 store on Main Street in Bradford. She was later employed as a cook for several years at the M.J. Ryan School in Lafayette. She worked for Jaguar Manufacturing in Smethport until her retirement.
She was an avid doll collector and enjoyed displaying her collection throughout her home. Her other hobbies were sewing, embroidery, coin collecting, flower gardening as well as being an excellent cook.
She was a dedicated member of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church in Lewis Run.
Mrs. Taylor is survived by her four children, Joanne (Kevin) Kelley of Lewis Run, Robert "Dan" (Edna) Taylor, John L. (the late Linda) Taylor and Janet (Thomas) Musolino, all of Lafayette; eight grandchildren, Ashley (Bijal Patel) Kelley, Danny (Kelly) Taylor, David Taylor, Craig (Cheryl) Taylor, Angela (Robb) Shipman, Mark (Audra Starkweather) Taylor, Lee Michael (Toni) Musolino and Kevin Musolino; nine great-grandchildren, Daniel Taylor, Cody and Caitlyn Taylor, McKenna, Parker and Bella Shipman, Aiden Laska, Dominic and LeeAnna Musolino; one sister, Lea Miller of Lewis Run; two sisters-in-law, Shirley DelMonego of Bradford and Delores DelMonego of Panama City, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Mario, John, Deno and Albert DelMonego; a sister, Joanne DelMonego; a daughter-in-law, Linda C. Taylor; and a brother-in-law, Francis "Bud" Miller.
Family will be receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., East Main Street, where funeral and committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor of St. Bernard Church, officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the McKean County SPCA, P.O. Box 113, Bradford; or a
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com.
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from July 13 to July 20, 2015