The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

October 18, 2013




TARBORO — Aileen R. Taylor, 77, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 19 at Carlisle Funeral Home with the Rev. Ed Conner officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Irene Claire Ricciardella, and brothers Billy Ricciardella, Kenneth Ricciardella and Joe Ricciardella.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband of 49 years, Joseph R. Taylor,

Two daughters: Mary Taylor Bunting and husband John of Wilson and Susan Taylor Harris and husband Phil of Tarboro; Two sons, Joseph Taylor and wife Denise of Tarboro and Michael L. Taylor of Dickinson, N.D.; three sisters, Delores Dodd and husband, Gale of Crafton, Pa., Mary Newman and husband, Don of San Jose, Calif.,  and Jacqueline Herrmann and husband, Paul of Asbury Park, N.J.; five grandchildren: Nikki Taylor, Paige Harris, Casey Taylor, Logan Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor, all of Tarboro and a great-grandchild, Cayden Lane of Tarboro and a host of extended family and friends that will miss her very much.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, October 18 at Carlisle Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc. of Tarboro.

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