OLD TOWN - Virginia Hilda Taylor, 83, died peacefully Jan. 23, 2013, at a Bangor health care facility with her family by her side. She was born Feb. 3, 1929, at her beloved Pine Street home in Old Town, where she lived her entire life. She was a daughter of Charles and Rose M. (Cyr) Taylor.
"Ginny," as she was known by her many friends, worked at F.W. Woolworth Co., Old Town, for many years. She then was employed for many years at the bookstore at University of Maine until her retirement. She loved the bookstore and her many friends there. After retirement, she volunteered at the Meadows assisted living center and the Holy Family Church food cupboard. She was a communicant of Holy Family Church, and a member of Daughters of Isabella and Old Town Senior Citizens.
"Gina," to her family, was predeceased by her parents; siblings and their spouses, Martha and William LaFlamme, Franklin and Hilda Taylor, Rudolph and Winnie Taylor, Norman Taylor, and Priscilla and John Grenier; and nephews, James LaFlamme and wife, Christine, Galen LaFlamme, and Scott Taylor. She is survived by sister-in-law, Olive Taylor; nieces and nephews, William and Sharon LaFlamme, Priscilla LaFlamme, Edward and Gail Taylor, Stuart and Rosalie Taylor, Bonny Alley, Eileen St. Louis, Shirley and Ron Austin, Carol and Sam Cronkite, Charles and Kathy Taylor, Robert and Leslie Grenier, Rick Grenier and Paul Grenier; many great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. The family wishes to extend a warm heartfelt thank you to the staff of Westgate Manor for their compassionate care and love extended to Virginia and the support provided to the family.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at Parish of the Resurrection, Holy Family Church, Old Town. Spring burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Old Town. Immediately after the service, all are invited to the parish center for a light luncheon and continued fellowship. Memorial contributions may be made to Parish of the Resurrection Food Pantry, 429 Main St., Old Town, ME 04468. Notes of condolence may be left at www.birminghamfuneralhome.com