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William A. Taylor

July 26, 1915 ~ November 5, 2017 (age 102)

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William A. Taylor, 102, of Wilmington, DE, peacefully passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017.

Mr. Taylor was born in Gloucester City, NJ on July 26, 1915, son of the late Arthur and Evelyn (Phieffer) Taylor.  A veteran of World War II, he proudly served in the United States Army, was a graduate of the Quartermaster School at Camp Lee, and achieved the rank of First Lieutenant.  Mr. Taylor and his wife, Margaret owned and operated Dugan's Liquor Store for 50 years.  He was a longtime member of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish, as well as a member of the Elks Lodge #307.

His wife of 67 years, Margaret U. (Dugan) Taylor, passed away on January 17, 2006.

Mr. Taylor is survived by his children, Dr. William A. Taylor, Jr. (Eve), Sally Taylor (Shay), Peggy Hancock (Raymond); his daughter-in-law, Ann; five grandchildren, William, Jay, Margaret, Damon, Nicole; and six great grandchildren, Ryan, Charlie, Frances, William, Juniper, Gavin.  He is also survived by his sister, Edith Benner; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his son, Damon T. Taylor; his siblings, Arthur C. Taylor, Damon B. Taylor, Evelyn L. Williams.

Funeral services and entombment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mr. Taylor may be made to the Milton and Hattie Kutz Home, 704 River Road, Wilm., DE 19809 or Compassionate Care Hospice, 405 East Marsh Lane, Suite 4, Newport, DE 19804.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Milton and Hattie Kutz Home
704 River Road, Wilmington DE 19809

Compassionate Care Hospice
405 East Marsh Lane, Suite 4, Newport DE 19804

 Service Information

Private Services

Cathedral Cemetery
2400 Lancaster Ave.
Wilmington, DE 19805

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