Jane T. Taylor obituary 1928~2021


Jane T. Taylor, age 92, of Biglerville, passed peacefully Sunday, January 10, 2021 at her home.

Jane T. Taylor
Jane T. Taylor

She was born Friday, November 23, 1928 on a farm near New Windsor, MD, the daughter of the late Edwin W. and Henrietta A. (Snader) Talbott.

Jane graduated from Westminster High School, Class of 1945. She worked at JC Penney in Westminster, MD along with her sister Jean. She also worked at Taylor Brothers Grocery, the House of Bender-Lincoln Square in Gettysburg. Before retiring, she worked in the cafeteria at the Upper Adams School District.

She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Arendtsville. She volunteered at the National Apple Museum, the National Apple Harvest at the Souvenir Booth and the Upper Adams Meals on Wheels.

She married Ralph G. Taylor on June 7, 1947 in a double wedding ceremony with her twin sister, Jean who married Ralph’s brother Carl. They had a double honeymoon and always lived together in a double house.

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Jane and Ralph celebrated 60 years of marriage on June 7, 2007. They traveled all 50 states in the United States including three cruises. Ralph passed away April 11, 2008 at the young age of 86.

She enjoyed gardening especially the red geraniums in front of her house, reading on her sun porch and sitting on the front porch of her home in Biglerville. She always loved when her family came to visit.

She is survived by her children Nancy T. (Roger) Crum, Richard G. Taylor, Larry G. (Dawn) Taylor and Joan T. (Bill) Bucher; sister, Alice T. (Charles) Galbraith of Waynesboro; granddaughters, Karen C. Yager, Tricia C. (Tom) Fortnum, Anne T. Esbenshade, Alesha (Ally) Taylor and grandson, Douglas (Sara)Taylor; great-grandchildren, Jenna Glass, Emily Glass, Sarah (Will) Wiser, Abigail (Abby) Fortnum and Laura Fortnum; great-great- grandchildren, Kaeden P. Frank and Broden W. Wiser.

In addition to her parents and her loving husband, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Christopher A. Crum on December 27, 1969; sisters, Jean Talbott Swope on February 7, 2015 and Bernice T. Beard on January 18, 2020.

Professional services are entrusted to Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., 111 S. Main Street, Bendersville.

Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Zion United Church of Christ in Arendtsville with Reverend George Heberling officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Zion United Church of Christ, PO Box 538, Arendtsville, PA 17303 or Oakside Community Park, PO Box 38, Biglerville, PA 17307.

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