Walter C Taylor, Jr.

November 5, 1925 ~ January 1, 2015 (age 89)

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Walter C. Taylor, Jr, 89, of Gracedale, formerly of Phillipsburg, NJ, died January 1, 2015.

Born November 5, 1925 in Alpha, NJ, he was a son of the late Walter C. Taylor, Sr. and Anna Holodnak.

He graduated Phillipsburg High School in 1943.

He was a Merchant Marine during World War Two.

He was a machinist at Ingersoll-Rand, Turbo Division, Phillipsburg for 40 years, retiring in 1987.

He was a member of AARP, Phillipsburg chapter and was a long-time Phillies fan.

He and his wife, the former Arlene Moore observed their 67th wedding anniversary October 25, 2014.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Robert and his wife, Mary, of Easton; two daughters, Cynthia Psaras and her husband, Dimitri of Bound Brook, NJ and Carol Estrella and her husband, Javier of Germansville, PA; two sisters, Marge Rossnagle of Lower Nazareth Township, PA and Shirley Horn of Daytona Beach, FL; seven grandchildren, Christopher and Amanda Taylor, Zachary and Catherine Psaras, Jenna Wisser and her husband, Cameron, Mallorie Faubert and Brandon Estrella; two great-grandchildren, Adam Taylor and Riley Mae Wisser and two step-grandchildren, Jonathan and Shanellie Estrella.  A brother, Donald and two sisters, Anna Stana and Winifred "Winnie" Statler all died earlier.

A luncheon and a service of remembrance will be held 2:00 p.m., Sunday at Flynn's on the Hill, 341 Pursel Street, Phillipsburg. Online condolences may be submitted by visiting

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations to the Gracedale Volunteer Department, 2 Gracedale Ave, Nazareth, PA 18064.

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Memorial Service
January 4, 2015

2:00 PM
Flynn's on the Hill
341 Pursel St
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

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