Calling Hours:
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 4;00-6:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA

Funeral Service:
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
Rev. David A. Dobi, officiating

Burial will be in America's Cemetery
Hermitage, PA

Shirley Taylor, age 96, formerly of Mercer Road, Hempfield Twp., passed away Saturday evening January 11, 2020 in Countryside Convalescent Home, Mercer. She was born in Delaware Township, PA on January 31, 1923 a daughter of Oliver G. and Laura M. (Reimold) Leisher. She attended the Fredonia One Room Schoolhouse and was a graduate of Fredonia High School.

On May 15, 1942 Shirley married James L. Taylor, he passed away January 4, 2006.

Mrs. Taylor was of the Protestant faith. Shirley enjoyed gardening where she raised black raspberries and a variety of vegetables for family meals. She was an avid bingo player and was fond of board games and enjoyed trips to the casino. Shirley and her husband built their house together which became the site of many joyous family gatherings which included her family favorite homemade noodles. Shirley and James had many adventures traveling the country in their mini home. Shirley lives on in all her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

She is survived by three sons, Ronald L. Taylor and his wife Maria of Hendersonville, NC., Gary L. Taylor and his wife Diane of Greenville, and Wayne E. Taylor and his wife Nina of Bossier City, LA.; six grandchildren, Oliver Randolph Taylor, Myron Wesley Taylor, Tammy Taylor Irwin, Amber Taylor DeVore, Wayne Edward Taylor, Jr., and Carisa Taylor Blackshire, and ten great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and three sisters Edna Ealy, Viola Parker, and Mary Infield.



  1. Terry & Denise Brashley Terry & Denise Brashley
    January 15, 2020    

    Losing a parent is so hard. Be sure to hold onto the good memories. She lived such a long life and was blessed by all the things you did for her Gary & Diane.

  2. Belinda Miller Belinda Miller
    January 16, 2020    

    Gary and Diane, I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She will be with you forever in your heart.

  3. Kerry,Lori,Zack,Griff. Kerry,Lori,Zack,Griff.
    January 16, 2020    

    We will miss you dearly Shirley you always brought a smile to our faces, your spunk your spirit was something we always admired about you, the fact at anytime you loved being visited was amazing, you had such a kind heart and we will never forget you. God rest your soul. Thank you for being the bestest neighbor anyone could ask for. We will miss you. Much love from all of us, Kussin family.

  4. Roger and Laurie Thompson Roger and Laurie Thompson
    January 17, 2020    

    Gary and Diane. Our sincere condolences and sympathy on the passing of your mother. Even though we have lost our parents, their spirit and memories will always remain within us.

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