Published DateSAUGUS, Mass. — Mr. Gordon D. Taylor, Jr., age 80, died on Saturday, June 1st at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, Mass. He was the husband of Mary (Doucette) Taylor.
Born in, raised and a lifelong resident of Saugus, he was the son of the late Gordon D. and Alice (Cox) Taylor. A United States Navy veteran of the Korean War, he was Past Commander of the American Legion Cpl. Scott J. Procopio Post 210 in Saugus . Mr. Taylor was a long time Verizon employee and a member of the Telephone Pioneers. A car enthusiast he was also a member of the North Shore Old Car Club.
Besides his wife he is survived his children; Peter Taylor and his wife Maryanne of Derry, NH, Brian Taylor of Meredith, NH, Kenneth Taylor and his wife Sheila of Ipswich, Dawn Marie Shaw and her husband Robert of Saugus, Tammy Baiocchetti and her husband Vinnie of Gilmanton, NH, late David Taylor and his wife Rosemarie of Newburyport, Carol Duquette of Chelsea. He was the brother of Phyllis Eddy and her husband William of NH, Barbara MacLeod and her husband Robert of Burlington. Mr. Taylor was also the grandfather of 10 grandchildren and a great grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to SmileTrain c/o www.SmileTrain.org
The funeral will be held from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, Thursday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at the Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. For directions & condolences wwwBisbeePorcella.com