Delores Keener Taylor, Class of 1953
Delores N. Taylor, age 81, passed away March 7, 2016 while at home. She born in Parcoal, West Virginia on November 13, 1934 to Thelma (Arbogast) and John Keener. Delores married Samuel Taylor on October 30, 1955. She graduated from Perry High School in 1953 and studied in the nursing program at Kent State University. She retired from Perry Ridge Nursing Home after 25 years of dedicated service as Activities Coordinator. Delores loved her work very much. She enjoyed crotchet and entering her canned and baked goods at the Lake County Fair. Delores was a very caring mother to her own and many other neighborhood children. She will be missed by many. She is survived by her loving son, Richard (Peggy) Taylor; daughter-in-law, Kelly Taylor; grandchildren, John, David, Angie (Matt), Bobbi (Chris), Sam (Jen), Jessie (Christian), Sarah, William; 21 loved great grandchildren; and sister, Carol (Denzil) McCort. Delores is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Samuel; sons, William Taylor and Robert Taylor; grandson, Jamie Taylor; great granddaughter, Scarlet; parents; and brother, Clayton Keener.