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“Sonnie attended Paw Paw high School with Neil and when Helen and Neil married they all remained friends and kept in contact with each other. They...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Sonnie & Rose Zorich - WV

“Kirk, Rita & Mary, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. You mother was always so kind to me. I remember her fondly. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Roling - Alexandria, VA

“All of us at Patuxent River loved MRS. Taylor so much. You are in my thoughts and in my prayers. Love always Rhonda Whitehead ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Rhonda Whitehead - Laurel, MD

“Reta- so sorry to hear about your Mom. We will try to see you Friday. Slow down and rest easy for a bit; stay close to your family. We are keeping...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Chris and Chip Aitken - MD

“We pray that Christ the Risen Lord will comfort you during this difficult time and give you confidence that you will be reunited with Helen forever...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Timothy and Tina McMorland - MD

“We are very sorry for your loss, Helen was a lovely person. I am glad I got to see her before I moved to Florida in March of 2013.Helen will be...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Betty L & Theresa M Turney - FL

“Mark & Reta, I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Let me know if you need anything. May God Bless, Phil and Cindi ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Cindi Ault - Laurel, MD - Friend

“Mary Lee, My condolences to you, and the family. Anita (Winston) ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: ANITA WINSTON - CO -WORKER

“Will miss you.. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Valerie Disharoon - Laurel, MD

“Mary , Rita and family . We are so sorry for your loss . F ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Sandra Rapp - Friend


Helena Teresa Taylor (Helen) passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at The Patuxent River Health & Rehab. Center in Laurel, Maryland. Mrs. Taylor was born on March 28, 1932 in Roselle, New Jersey to Timothy & Catherine (nee Delaney) Cadigan.

Mrs. Taylor grew up in Paw Paw, West Virginia and graduated from Paw Paw High School. It was in Paw Paw, where she met her husband, Neil Taylor. They moved to Maryland in 1960 and have lived here ever since.

Helen was a very active member of the American Legion Post 60 Ladies Auxiliary.

Mrs. Taylor is preceded in death by her husband Neil Taylor, who passed away in 2010. Helen is survived by her two daughters; Reta Sponsky and Mary Lee and one son, Kirk Taylor. She is survived by her 5 grandchildren; Matthew Sponsky, Katherine Sponsky, Kevin Taylor, Taylor Lee and John Lee. Helen is also survived by her sister, Patricia Simmons and by many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

Mrs. Taylor will be remembered by her family as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

For complete funeral arrangements please visit the website of the Donaldson Funeral Home at www.donaldsonfuneralhome.com

If desired the family suggests memorial donations may be made in her name to The American Arthritis Foundation, 2011 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006 or www.arthritis.org

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