Albert B. Taylor, 87 of Forest City died Friday at Regional Hospital, Scranton. His wife of 65 years is Barbara Yanchitis Taylor.
Born April 6, 1931 in Saltville, VA, he is the son of the late Arthur and Sadie Sanders Taylor. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, Forest City and a veteran of the Air Force. Prior to retirement he worked as a tool and die maker at Hendrick Manufacturing, Carbondale.
In his younger years he enjoyed playing softball for the Beacon Softball team. He liked to travel and enjoyed going to the casino and watching horse races. He especially loved his grandchildren and will be greatly missed.
Also surviving are a daughter Pam Ferrari, Union Dale; a son David Taylor and wife Michele, Carbondale; a brother Charles, TX; six grandchildren, Nathan, Nadine, Ernie, Troy, Nicholas, and Taylor Ann; two great grandchildren Taylor and Talon; nieces and nephews.
Also preceded in death by four brothers, Arthur, Edward, Robert, and James; and a sister Norella
The funeral will be Friday at 10 am from the Kevin M. Lesjack Funeral Home, 513 Main Street, Forest City with services at 10:30am, to be celebrated by the Rev. William McGinty, in the Christ Episcopal Church, Delaware Street, Forest City. Viewing will be Thursday from 5pm to 7pm in the Kevin M. Lesjack Funeral Home, 513 Main Street, Forest City.
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