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Jonathan C. Taylor

Posted By Bill On January 20, 2021 @ 12:16 pm In Obituaries | 6 Comments

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1934 – 2021

Jonathan Clinton Taylor, age 86 formerly of Shelton, passed away on January 12, 2021 at Westview Healthcare Center. He was the loving husband of Alice (Millea) Taylor for over 65 years.

Jonathan was born November 21, 1934 in Bridgeport, son of Clinton and Kate (Perry) Taylor. He was the 9th of 10 children.

After graduating from Shelton High School in 1954, he married the love of his life, Alice on August 20, 1955 and raised 5 children. He was a self-employed building contractor for many years.

He was greatly involved with his community serving as a volunteer fireman for Huntington fire house, President of Shelton Little League North, coach of baseball, softball and basketball. He was a founding member of the SHS Quarterback Club and served in his local government as a member of the Shelton Board of Education and the Shelton Park and Rec. Commission. He enjoyed football, baseball, camping, fishing, furniture building, and vegetable gardening.

Jonathan is survived by his wife Alice, his sister Kate Hayes of Southbury, his children Jonathan E. Taylor (Linda) of Shelton, Keron M. Taylor (Cynthia) of Bethany, Andrew S. Taylor of Derby, Lauren T, Cremers (Christopher) and Nancy T. Chavez (Kevin) both of Woodstock, CT. He is also survived by his 15 grandchildren Bryan, Jonathan (Sydney), Casey, Morgan, Jamie, Emily, and Bridget Taylor, Kate (Paul) Ferrucci, Carolyn (Michael) Clinton, Christopher (Briana), Mitchell, and Jacob Cremers, Cole, Reid and Tate Chavez, and 2 great-grandchildren Emma and Cora Clinton.

He is predeceased by eight of his siblings.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church Street, Putnam, CT   For the memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.


Condolences for the family of “Jonathan C. Taylor”

Condolence from Charlotte Folsom Clark on January 21st, 2021 1:48 pm

I’m so sorry to hear of Uncle Jon’s passing. I have fond memories of him from my childhood. In reading his obituary, I’m happy to see how much his family expanded and imagine this brought him great joy. Rest In Peace Uncle Jon.

Condolence from Monica/David pedersen on January 22nd, 2021 10:37 am

Living next to the Taylor’s for 30 years was a delight,an adventure everyday esp. As Jon so generously showed us all the good things about living in the country setting! Many fond stories, memories & laughs will remain with us. Thank you to all the Taylor’s for sharing him with us, always in our mind.

Condolence from Anita O’Donoghue on January 22nd, 2021 12:51 pm


Sending my love to you, Linda and all the Taylors. I hope your happy memories will sustain you in this time of sorrow and the days ahead.

God bless.

Anita (Goduto) O’Donoghue

Condolence from Melanie Frazier Ham on January 22nd, 2021 11:49 pm

Dear Jon, I am sorry to hear of your loss. It certainly sounds like he had a full life. Grandparents are very special. Take care

Condolence from John on January 23rd, 2021 8:34 am

My sincerest condolences on the passing of John
Faith, Hope and Love

Condolence from wayne jansen on January 28th, 2021 2:31 pm

so sorry for your loss , my thoughts and prayers for your whole family.

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