Taylor, Marilyn Elizabeth (nee Rooke)
Peacefully at Headwaters Health Care Centre on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late John (Bill) Taylor, sister Janice (Don) Kerr. Dear mother of Barbara (Paul) Denstedt, John (Donna), Ross (Suzy), and Tom (Lisa). Cherished grandmother of Billy, Julie, Tom, Jim, Jennifer, John, Janet, Jeffrey, Christopher, Sarah, Alannah, Nicole and Kelly. Great Nana to Alexis, Hailee, Emma, Jack and Noah. Marilyn will also be greatly missed by other relatives and many, many, many friends.
Marilyn was a strong believer in giving back to the community as was evident in her tireless volunteer role at Headwaters Healthcare where she spent more than a decade bringing light to people on some of their darkest days. Marilyn was also very active as a member of Tweedsmuir Presbyterian Church assisting with many of their Outreach Programs as well as being involved in a number of other charities and organizations. In 2017 Marilyn was recognized by the Town of Orangeville for her community efforts and was awarded the Municipal Senior of the Year Award.
Visitation will be held at Dods and McNair Funeral Home, 21 First Street Orangeville on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Tweedsmuir Presbyterian Church, 6 John Street, Orangeville, Ontario on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Donations can be made to Tweedsmuir Presbyterian Church or Headwaters Healthcare Centre E-Wing (Palliative Care Wing)
A tree will be planted in memory of Marilyn in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. The annual dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com