William E. Taylor Jr.

William E. Taylor Jr., 82 of Ridgefield, passed away on June 6, 2015 at Danbury Hospital.

Mr. Taylor was born on August 26, 1932 in Providence, Rhode Island; a son of the late Ida (Austin) and William E. Taylor, Sr.

A Ridgefield resident for the past 47 years, coming from White Plains, NY. Mr. Taylor was a retired Engineer for AT&T. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He dedicated 40 years of service to the Connecticut State Police Auxiliary. He was a life long and loyal fan of the Boston Red Sox and also enjoyed vintage model trains in his spare time.

Mr. Taylor is survived by his three children; Mary E. Taylor-Goff, her husband Patrick and grandson Kyle of Massachusetts, Margaret Taylor of Ridgefield and William E. Taylor III and his wife Bobbi Jo of North Carolina.

In addition to his children he is survived by a sister, Anne Newbery of Long Island.

Friends will be received on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 5 to 8 pm at Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield. 

A prayer service with military honors will take place at 7:30 pm in the funeral home.

Private interment will take place in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Springfield, Massachusetts on Friday June 12th, 2015.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Connecticut State Police Troopers Memorial Fund, Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection, Division of State Police, c/o Brian Meraviglia, phone 860.685.8230.





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