Obituary of Charles Taylor
Charles Benjamin Taylor, 75, of Milford, Delaware, passed away on October 3, 2018 in Lewes, Delaware.
Charles, known to all as Chuck Taylor, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Clarence and Mary Taylor. He attended Sterling High School (Class of 1962) and was an outstanding member of the varsity baseball team, followed by selection to a competitive team beyond high school. He served in theUnited States Air Force from 1964 until 1968 and is a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War. He married Mary Theresa Schmidt on August 19, 1967 in St. Lawrence Church in Lindenwold, NJ. He graduated from Temple University a Bachelor of Arts followed by a Juris Doctorate. In 1977, Charles began his career in the Federal Civil Service working for the Internal Revenue Service in Philadelphia, PA. He retired in 2004 from the United States Department of Labor in Washington, DC. Before and after his retirement, Charles represented employees in grievance and complaint matters within AFGE Local 12 and employees and unions of other agencies. His fondest memories were of his Taylor family adventures and, later, in his role as husband and father, taking the family on trips to other states and to Ireland, and serving as Cubmaster for Dranesville Elementary Cub Pack and as Trip Coordinator for Herndon High School Marching Band, and as a grandfather, especially in his new home by the beach.
Charles is preceded in death by his sister Joan and his brother William (Bill).
Charles is survived by his wife Mary Theresa (Schmidt) Taylor; daughter Mary Theresa (Teri), sons Robert (spouse Shannon), Marc, and James; brother Allen, sisters Claire (Sissy), Mary Ellen (Mel), Carole (Butchie); and grandchildren Hannah and Baxter.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing Friday 6PM-8PM and Saturday 8:30AM-9:30AM at the COSTANTINO FUNERAL HOME 231 W. WHITE HORSE PIKE BERLIN, NJ 08009. Funeral Mass 10:00AM Our Lady of Guadalupe (formerly St. Lawrence) Catholic Church 135 N. White Horse Pike Lindenwold, NJ. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery Berlin, NJ. For additional information or to email lasting condolences;COSTANTINOFH.COM.