We wish to announce the passing of David George Taylor on March 24th, 2020 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Born in Saint John, NB, on March 4th, 1943, he was the husband of the late Cora A. Taylor, of Fredericton, NB, and was the son of Robert and Muriel (Fanjoy) Taylor of Saint John, NB.
He is survived by his son, Rob Taylor (Mabel), and granddaughter Anna-Sophia of Surrey BC; his sister Nancy Lisson (Greg) of Gondola Point, NB.; brother John Taylor (Mary) of Quispamsis, NB; sister Dorothy Waddell (Arthur) of Quispamsis, NB.; brother, Donald (Lorna) of Saint John, NB; and his sister, Joan Kinney (Carl) of Ashland, NB. Also survived by precious nieces and nephews.
David attended Saint John Vocation School and graduated in 1961. He started working for NB Telephone Co. in 1965 and retired in 2000 with 35 years of service. He was a life member of Bell Aliant Pioneers and was also a life member of Atlantic Provinces Numismatic Society. David was a co-author of 4 books – one being "Fredericton; A Postcard Trip To The Past" and he also sponsored children of World Vision – Mongolia.
David enjoyed golf at Kingswood Club as well as senior bowling at Kingswood Allies. He enjoyed travelling to places like Europe, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, and Mexico. He enjoyed doing woodworking and donated a handmade Dollhouse to the Everett Chalmers Pediatrics wing. He collected antiques and donated some Indigenous artifacts to Kings Landing. He was an avid Bingo player at St. Mary’s Entertainment Center.
At this time, due to the current health recommendations pertaining to large gatherings, funeral services will be held at a later date. Details will follow when available. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Fredericton SPCA, or a charity of donor’s choice.