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Doris L. Taylor

Doris L. Taylor, 88, Woodstock, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, surrounded by her family at her home.

She was born April 7, 1926, to James and Lydia (Eberhardt) McNeil in Chicago.  

She married John T. “Jack” Taylor, who died in 1962.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.  She was a legal secretary in Woodstock from 1963 until she retired from attorney James Hecht’s office at the age of 72.  She was a volunteer at St. Mary and with the Woodstock Food Pantry, and was a member of the Woodstock Garden Club.  She was an avid traveler and a loving grandmother who would do anything for her grandchildren.

Survivors include four children, Chuck Taylor, Woodstock, Andrew (Joan) Taylor, Panama City, Fla., Laurel Anne (Joe) Burchardt, Rockford, and Beth (Dan) Webster, Woodstock; five grandchildren, Danielle Taylor, Jamie Webster, Taylor Webster, Drew (Bekky) Taylor and Carling Taylor; and two great-grandchildren, Sammy Eddy and Lexie Taylor.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a daughter-in-law Karen Taylor.

The visitation and funeral Mass were May 1 at St. Mary Catholic Church.  Interment was at Calvary Cemetery, Woodstock.

Memorials in her name may be made to the Woodstock Food Pantry.

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