Louise Taylor, 92, had been a teacher
Louise Johnson Taylor, 92, died Oct. 16 at home.
Mrs. Taylor was born Nov. 9, 1919, in New Milford, the daughter of the late Eric and Lillian Zeiner Johnson. She lived most of her life in Brookfield, moving to Bridgewater in 1986 and to Hyde Park, N.Y., in 1998.
Mrs. Taylor taught in the primary grades in the Brookfield school system for 23 years, retiring in 1978.
She was a former Girl Scout and 4H Club leader, and was a member of the Alumni Association of Western Connecticut State University, the Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut and the Litchfield County Retired Teachers Association.
Mrs. Taylor was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society , the Retired Seniors Program, AARP and the Brookfield Senior Center.
She was also a pianist for several local organizations, including Pokono Grange No. 191, of Brookfield, where she was a 50-year member, and the Saints and Sinners Kazoo Band.
She married Harold Taylor on Aug. 15, 1943. He died in 1990 after 47 years of marriage.
Mrs. Taylor is survived by a daughter, Claire Nuttall, and her husband, Arch "Buddy," of Hyde Park; a granddaughter, Amy L. Nuttall, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a grandson, Adam Nuttall, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; a brother-in-law, Carl Rebhan, of Brookfield; a niece, Sandra R. Folk, of Concord, Mass.; a great-niece, Dory Boland, and her husband, Chris, and their baby, Will, all of Acton, Mass.; and a great-nephew, Carl Folk, of Bedford, Mass. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Justine Rebhan, in 1996.
Burial will be in the family plot in Brookfield Centre Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hyde Park United Methodist Church, 1 Church St., Hyde Park NY 12538; to St. Francis Home Care, 366 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie NY 12601; or to the Hospice Foundation Inc., Memorial Gift Program, 374 Violet Ave., Hyde Park NY 12538.
Sweet's Funeral Home in Hyde Park is in charge of arrangements.