Carol J. Taylor

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Carol Julia Luft Taylor, 81, of Union Bridge, died Sunday, April 7, 2013, as the result of injuries sustained in a car accident.

Born in Meriden, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Marie and Walter Luft. She was the wife of Robert Cope, her husband of almost 20 years.

She graduated from Meridan High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Connecticut. She raised four children in Rockville and Potomac, before retiring with her husband to a 70-acre farm in Union Bridge.

She had a long career in real estate, and owned Carol Taylor and Associates in the Washington, D.C., area for many years.

She was an avid fan of the arts with subscriptions to several operas and playhouses. She enjoyed remodeling houses and never stopped updating or changing every house she owned. She liked nature and spending time at her beach condo. She was a master gardener, and took pleasure in providing hundreds of pounds of vegetables to local soup kitchens every year. She was also actively involved in the local garden club and Sherry Club.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are children Pamela Brancati, Rani Taylor, Jeffrey Taylor and Braeton Taylor and their families; stepchildren Bonnie Jeanne Wolfe, Greg Cope, Jeffrey Cope and James Cope and their families; sister Ellie Wade and husband Ross; brother Alan Luft and wife Vera; 10 grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Prayers will be offered from 2 p.m. until the time of memorial service and celebration of life, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, at St Mary's Church and Shrine of Our Lady of Fatina, 18230 Barnesville Road, Barnesville. The service will be in the pavilion.

In lieu of flowers memorial, memorial contributions may be sent to the Westminster Rescue Mission Food Pantry or the .

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Published in Carroll County Times on Apr. 10, 2013
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