Judith Ann Taylor, of Doylestown, passed away peacefully on October 19, 2017
at home. She was 83 and the beloved wife for more that 56 years of Halfred E. Taylor.
Born in Martinsville, Indiana, she was the only child of the late Eugene and Tressie Lewis St. John.
Judy earned a Master Degree in Education from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She taught elementary school and traveled prior to getting married and dedicating her life to raising her family.
Judy taught Sunday school, English as a second language and was a reading aid at Doyle and Linden Elementary schools. She was very active in the community with Newcomers, Welcome Wagon, Meals on Wheels and Aid for Friends. Judy ran DAA and was a leader in the Cub Scouts organization. She supported numerous animal rescue charities, as well as the Michener Art
Museum and the Philly Pops.
Judy’s greatest passion outside of her family was Indiana University basketball.
In addition to her husband, Judy is survived by her sons: Jeffrey (Cindy) and David (Kathleen) and was the adoring grandmother of five grandchildren: Stuart, Katherine (Brian), Molly, Grace and Kevin.
Her memorial service will be at 10 a.m., Friday October 27 at Doylestown Presbyterian Church, 127 Court Street, Doylestown. There will be a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m., on Thursday October 26, at Reed and Steinbach Funeral Home, 2335 Lower State Road, Doylestown. Interment will follow the memorial service in Doylestown Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made to: The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter, 321 Norristown Road, Suite 260, Ambler, PA 19002 (www.alsphiladelphia.org/judytaylor) or to: Best Friends Pet Adoption Center, 307 West Broadway New York City, NY 10013 (www.bestfriends.org).