William G Taylor, Jr., 85 of Center Township passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at Heritage Valley, Beaver with his family at his side.
Blessed with an outgoing and at times comical personality, Bill was a son of the late William G, Sr. and Charlotte Taylor. He was a man of many interests and talents: a skilled wood crafter, an avid golfer and bowler, enjoyed traveling and frequenting the casinos. He was a member of the Monaca-Center Lodge #791, F. & A.M., a former member of the Monaca Sportsman’s Club and a longtime officer of the former Monaca P.N.A. He also had a love of sports and for years held Pittsburgh Steelers season tickets. He was a retiree of Teledyne Vasco, Monaca, where he was employed as a flattener.
Bill leaves to mourn his passing, his wife of 53 years, Marlene J. Calinger Taylor, a granddaughter, two great granddaughters, brother in law, John Calinger and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by a son, Billy, a granddaughter, Mindy and his only brother, Fred Taylor who was a professional bowler.
Friends will be received on Friday, March 11th from 4pm – 8 pm at the SIMPSON FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca where services will be held on Saturday at 10 am with the Very Reverend William J. Evansky, parish priest of Holy Ghost Orthodox Church, officiating. Interment will follow in St Elijah Serbian Cemetery, Hopewell Township.
A Masonic service will be held by order of the Worshipful Master on Friday at 7:30 pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorial contributions be made, if desired to Beaver County Cancer and Heart Association, 3582 Brodhead Road, Suite 201, Monaca, PA 15061
To share online condolences, view his video tribute, add photos, get directions and other information, please visit Bill’s permanent memorial at simpsonfuneralhome.com.