Linda Taylor is now in heaven with her adored father, John Jack Taylor; and brother, the late James Jim Taylor. Linda is survived by her dear mother, Janet Jennie Taylor; as well as her older brother, John Jack Taylor and his wife Jean; beloved cousin, Robert Bobby Taylor; his wife, Evelyn; friend and sister-in-law, Ursula Taylor. She also leaves behind her nieces and nephews, Teresa Steen, Susan (Taylor) Bakas and her husband, David Bakas, and Molly Taylor; great-nieces and great-nephews, Tommy, Clara Jean, Cole and Jack. Linda is also survived by nephew, Jeffrey Hannigan his wife, Debby; nieces, Tricia Hannigan and her husband, Duffy, Kathleen Hannigan and nephew Rory Hannigan; special nieces, Megan, Caitlin, and Erin. Finally, Linda is also leaving her best friend, Riley Taylor.
Linda was an acclaimed teacher at Roy B. Kelley for 33 years and then a professor at Buffalo State College. She was an active member of her church, First Presbyterian Church were served as a Deacon, and also served on the Board of Directors for the Kenan Center, and recently had a scholarship named after her.
Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday, January 3rd from 4-7 PM in Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 4th at 11 AM in First Presbyterian Church, 21 Church St., Lockport. Interment will be in Cold Springs Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Linda Taylor Scholarship of Kenan Center of Lockport or to the church would be appreciated.
Published on December 29, 2016