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Welcome to the memorial page for

Kenneth "Ken" L. Taylor

August 9, 1939 ~ August 28, 2017 (age 78)

                Kenneth L. Taylor Sr., 78, of Lancaster, passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Edward and Marion (Auden) Taylor. Ken was the husband of Diana (Valeri) Taylor with whom he celebrated 58 years of marriage this past February 7th.

                Ken was a graduate of Clariton High School. He proudly served in the United States Army. He was a General Assistant at Barnes and Tucker Coal Company and later retired from Warfel Construction as a Carpenter. After retirement Ken was employed at the Manheim Auto Auction. A Free and Accepted Mason, he was a member of Summit Lodge #312 in Edensburg, PA. He was also a member of the Colver Presbyterian Church. Ken was very handy and loving. His greatest passion was his family and his dog Ginger.

                Surviving in addition to his wife, Diana are four children, Kenneth L. Taylor Jr., husband of Tina of Colver, PA, Brenda Long, wife of Gerald of Lititz, Martin Taylor of New Cumberland and Douglas Taylor, husband of Holly of Dover, PA. Also surviving are eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

                A funeral service honoring Ken’s life will be held at the Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc. 16 East Main Street, Mount Joy on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 7 PM. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home before the service from 5:30 PM to 7 PM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604 or the Lancaster General Health Foundation c/o Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, 609 North Cherry Street, Lancaster, 17602.  

Charitable donations may be made to:

Hospice and Community Care
PO Box 4125, Lancaster. PA 17604
Tel: 1-717-295-3900

Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute Fund c/o Lancaster General Health Foundation
609 N Cherry Street, Lancaster PA 17602
Tel: 1-717-544-7126

 Service Information

September 1, 2017

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc.
16 East Main Street
Mount Joy, PA 17552

Funeral Service
September 1, 2017

7:00 PM
Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc.
16 East Main Street
Mount Joy, PA 17552

September 2, 2017

12:00 PM
Burnside Cemetery
3rd St Exd,
Cherry Tree, PA 15724

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