Sally-Jean Taylor

Obituary of Sally-Jean Taylor

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Mrs. Sally-Jean Taylor, 77 of Fort Plain, NY passed away peacefully at her home on March 10,
2023. She was born in Bronx, NY on October 18, 1945, the daughter of Raymond Carlson and
Deborah Hogan Carlson.
Mrs. Taylor graduated from Northvale High School in Northvale, NJ. She lived in the local area
since 1966.
Sally loved being apart of her local community. She enjoyed several writing and crafting groups
at the Fort Plain Library, Berean Bean Cafe, Fort Plain Senior Center, St. Johnsville Library, as
well as being part of the Embroidery Guild of America. She was also a board member at the Fort
Plain Library, and a long time member of the Lions Club.
Prior to retirement in 2008, Sally worked at Cumberland Farms and was employed at Lee
Publication as an Editor of several newspapers. She was also a real-estate agent for Mohawk
Town and Country for a time.
On October 19, 1963, Sally married Arthur Taylor in Northvale NJ. He preceded her in death on
January 4, 2007. She was also predeceased by her son Jeffrey Taylor, sister Lorraine DeRose,
her parents, and many friends.
Survivors include son Danial Taylor, daughter and son in-law Jean and Michael Wilday, 8
grandchildren Marc Taylor Sr. (Tabetha), Amanda Cruz, Brian Taylor (Lisa), Alec Taylor, David
Wilday, Rebecca Taylor, Victoria Wilday and Jeffrey Wilday. 7 great grandchildren Marc Jr.,
Michael, Layton, Vincent, Ty, Bella, and Ava. As well as her sister Deborah (Jonathan)
Schweigert, brother Gilbert (Suzanne) Vortkamp, brother in-law Louis DeRose, Susan Taylor,
many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family invites family and friends to join them in a celebration of Sally’s life on Friday, March
17, 2023, at the Fort Plain Senior Center from 6pm to 8 pm. Arrangements are entrusted to
Gray-Houghtaling, and Smith Funeral Home. 34 Center St. Fort Plain, NY 13339. Anyone wishing
to make a memorial contribution in the memory of Mrs. Taylor, please consider the Fort Plain
Library, 19 Willet St. Fort Plain, NY 13339

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, March 17, 2023
Fort Plain Senior Center
204 Canal Street
Fort Plain, New York, United States
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1945 - 2023

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