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Obituary for Joseph "Bob" R Taylor

Joseph "Bob" R  Taylor
Joseph “Bob” Taylor was called into eternal rest on September 3rd. Born May 29th 1943 in Biddeford Maine to Joseph and Bernice (Fournier) Taylor, he later moved to Massachusetts where he spent his career as an ironworker. Joseph was an avid pool player and never missed his weekend games with family and friends. He also enjoyed playing cards. He was a member of many local clubs including the Verdi Club, the Moose of Chicopee, the Ironworkers Union, and the VFW. Joseph was predeceased by his father, Joseph as well as his beloved wife, Bente (Christiansen) Taylor. He will be forever in the hearts of his family including his mother Bernice, son Ronnie Taylor of Georgia, daughters Jeanette Reece, Robyn Seguin, and Crystal Fedor of Tennessee. He will also be remembered by his sister, Linda Landry of Springfield, as well as his 11 loving grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to a public visitation from 9-11am on Thursday September 6th at Sampson’s Chapel of the Acres in Springfield. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Michaels Cemetery in Springfield. In lieu of flowers, Joseph’s family has asked that a memorial donation be made in his memory to the Ronald McDonald House of CT and Western MA 501 George Street, Suite A New Haven, CT 06511 or to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt: VUMC Gift and Donor Services 3322 West End Avenue, Suite 900 Nashville, TN 37203-1197
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