Donald Taylor

June 25, 2019

Donald Taylor
U.S. Veteran

US Navy

Peacetime

Donald Taylor – of Woburn, June 25th, at eighty-four years of age. Beloved husband of the late Mildred C. (Lamonica) Taylor. Loving father of Cheryl Deppner of Saugus and Karen Vita of Stoneham. Cherished grandfather of Arrin, Devon, Julianna and Preston and great-grandfather of Ashton. Dear brother of the late Richard Taylor and Betty Harden. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Anthony’s Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn on Friday morning, June 28th at 10 a.m. Calling hours will be held from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. PRIOR to the Funeral Mass at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, MA 01801. Remembrances may be made in Donald’s memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute c/o the Jimmy Fund PO Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Donald “Don” Taylor – a longtime resident of Woburn, died peacefully, June 25th, surrounded by his family, at eighty-four years of age. He was the beloved husband of 31 years to the late Mildred C. (LaMonica) Taylor, whom passed away in 1995.

Born, raised and educated in Walla Walla, WA, Don was the youngest of three children born to the late Henry and Charlotte (Miller) Taylor. He served his country proudly from 1954-1958 as part of the US Navy. After being honorably discharged, Don attended DeVry Technical Institute in Chicago where he received his associate degree.

For over 30 years, Don worked as a computer engineer for Honeywell in Lexington, until his retirement.

Don was a very supportive and devoted husband, father and grandfather and would do anything for his family. He had a deep and devout faith in God and was an active communicant at St. Anthony Parish in Woburn. In his younger years, he was an avid runner, having had participated in a marathon and numerous road races. He was also a diehard Boston Sports fan and loved cheering on his local teams!

Don is survived and will be deeply missed by his children, Cheryl Deppner of Saugus and Karen Vita of Stoneham. Cherished grandfather of Arrin, Devon, Julianna and Preston and great-grandfather of Ashton. Dear brother of the late Richard Taylor and Betty Harden. 

A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Anthony’s Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn on Friday morning, June 28th at 10 a.m. Calling hours will be held from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. PRIOR to the Funeral Mass at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, MA 01801. Remembrances may be made in Donald’s memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute c/o the Jimmy Fund PO Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284-9168.

A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Anthony’s Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn on Friday morning, June 28th at 10 a.m. Calling hours will be held from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. PRIOR to the Funeral Mass at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, MA 01801. Remembrances may be made in Donald’s memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute c/o the Jimmy Fund PO Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284-9168.

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  1. Irene De Cata

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Don was a great man. He will truly be missed. The friends of St Anthony won’t be the same without him.

  2. Linda (Taylor) Harris

    I loved Uncle Don like no other uncle…he was kind, generous and loving to all of his family and my heartfelt sympathy to his loving daughters and their children. We will all miss him greatly♡

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