Taylor, Helen J.
Elmira, New York: passed away on August 11, 2011 at the age of 94. She was the wife of John Taylor and daughter of Kathryn and Samuel Young, all of Elmira. She loved socializing, music, animals, a great story, and above all her cherished Ilish and Lilly. For years Helen, along with her mother, raised champion Boston Terriers and subsequently French Poodles, continuing her avocation after the passing of her mother in 1973. She was survived by her sister Lulu (Bernard) Hewitt and by nieces, Dawn (Dick) Vogt of Lockport, Kathleen (Andy) Iorio of Greece, Helen (Doug) Stimmerman of Pine City, Bernard (Evelyn) Hewitt of Montana, and Tim (Diane) Hewitt of Cleveland; 11 great-nieces and 5 great-nephews. Helen was predeceased by her loving husband John Taylor, her sisters Mary and Dorothy (Walt) Brownell and her beloved parents. Helen's Mass of Christian Burial will be at her life-long parish, St. Mary's, Southside on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at St. Peter and Paul's cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA, Route 352, Elmira NY 14903.