Raymond Taylor

Obituary of Raymond R. Taylor

Raymond R. Taylor “Ray”, of Tunkhannock passed away gently on Sunday September 13 at Tyler Memorial Hospital after a long struggle with COPD. Ray was born in Richmond Borough Staten Island, NY June 30, 1933. Ray was the son of the late George and Viola Walters Taylor. Ray served in the Army for approximately three years. He had a long career of custodial services in Queens, NY and at the Tunkhannock Area School District, along with many years of being a supervisor of various residential buildings in Queen, NY. He enjoyed sharing the good news about God’s Kingdom as one of the Jehovah’s Witnesses for over sixty years. If you knew Ray, you would remember him as a hard worker and one whom would always be ready to offer a hand to someone in need. He loved gardening, telling jokes whether funny or not. He often considered himself the frustrated mechanic. Reay always had a love for animals, especially his dog, CoCo, she was his companion for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Viola, siblings George, Arthur, Bea, and his eldest son Henry. Ray is survived by his wife Carol Mitchell Taylor of thirty-three years and their daughter, Brooke Zeidner, husband Benjamin. His elder children Raymond, wife Mary, William, finance Kara Davis, Diane Taylor Blad, Douglas, wife Terri, Laura Taylor Layaou, Timothy, wife Sabia and their mother Jacqueline. Also surviving are Ray’s sisters Beverly and Barbara and brother Wayne. Many surviving grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. At the convenience of the family Ray’s cremated remains will be scattered at a future time. Arrangements and care entrusted to Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc. 73 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, PA 18657. Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
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