Deaconess Ethel Taylor
Deaconess Ethel Taylor
Deaconess Ethel Taylor
Deaconess Ethel Taylor
Deaconess Ethel Taylor
Deaconess Ethel Taylor

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ROCHESTER, NY – June 6, 2024 Ethel Louise Taylor was born on February 21, 1947 in Auburn, AL to the late Square Love Sr. and the late Lola (Woodall) Love. At a very young age she was baptized and fellowshipped with Shiloh A.M.E. Zion Church in Auburn, AL. She attended and graduated from Tuskegee Institute High School in 1965. She later moved to Springfield, MA. where she joined St. Mark’s C.M.E. Church. While in MA she was employed by Pratt & Whitney. In 1965 while in Massachusetts attending each of their cousin’s wedding, she met the love of her life James E. Taylor. She waited for her love to return home from serving as a Marine in the Vietnam War, and she moved to Rochester, NY in 1968. They joined in Holy matrimony in July of 1969. During this union they raised 3 beautiful children. She began her career in Rochester, NY at A & P grocery store, and she later joined the family business Taylor’s fish market and grocery store. She changed her career path doing what she loved to do the most, working with children. She worked as a private nanny for Patricia Gimbel, and cared for her two children Erin and Allison. Once they became school-aged, she began working at The Rochester City School District, school #4, continuing to work with children as a lunchroom aide. She also worked at Genesee Hospital, and 7/11, until her retirement. Some of her hobbies included cooking, baking, gardening, tending to flowers, and plants. Watching soap operas, and watching her grandchildren. Ethel was called home to the Lord on June 6, 2024 surrounded by her loving family. Ethel was predeceased by her parents Square and Lola Love; parents in-law Edward and Dorothy Taylor; two sisters Rosie and Sylvia Love; two brothers Bole and Henry Love; two brothers in-law Jonathan and Anthony Taylor; and one nephew Gregory Brown. Ethel leaves to forever cherish her memory; her faithful and devoted husband, Deacon James E. Taylor Sr.; her three children, Quintella Taylor Lauderdale, Alicia (Michael) Robinson, all of Rochester, NY, and Dr. James Taylor Jr. of Pittsburgh, PA; five grandchildren, Quentin Taylor of Buffalo, NY, Aeisha Taylor of Rochester, NY, Dasia Taylor-Hill of Atlanta, GA, Darshay Anderson of Buffalo, NY, and Ayanna Anderson of Rochester, NY; one sister, Mary L. Brown of Spencer, OK; sister-in-law, Diane (Willie) Howard of Rochester, NY; a goddaughter, Jerralyn Stephens; special niece, Freddrenia Martin; special nephew, Frederick Brown, both of Oklahoma City, OK; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, church family, and friends. Friends may call Friday, June 14 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM at Aenon Baptist Church, 175 Genesee Street, Rochester, NY. The Funeral Service to Celebrate her life will immediately follow. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Rochester, NY. Funeral Service will be viewable on the Aenon Missionary Baptist Church YouTube Page by copying and pasting the following link into your internet browser https://youtube.com/@ambc175?si=LaWjlx3K20DLpM7K
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Friday
14
June

Visitation at Main Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, June 14, 2024
Aenon Baptist Church
175 Genesee Street
Rochester, New York, United States
Friday
14
June

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, June 14, 2024
Aenon Baptist Church
175 Genesee Street
Rochester, New York, United States
https://youtube.com/@ambc175?si=LaWjlx3K20DLpM7K

Final Resting Place

Riverside Cemetery
2650 Lake Avenue
Rochester, New York, United States
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