Nancy Laura Taylor, 56, of Lighthouse Rd., New Haven passed away Dec. 7, 2003 in Yale New Haven Hospital after a tough battle with cancer. Nancy was born in Bridgeport, April 5, 1947, a daughter of Bruce W. Taylor of New Haven and the late Doris Morehouse Taylor and grew up in Devon and had lived in New Haven since 1996. She received her M.A. degree from S.C.S.U. and was an elementary school teacher in the New Haven Public School system. She was an active member of the First & Summerfield United Methodist Church and served on several committees. Nancy also enjoyed reading, poetry, antiques, travel and cherished time with her grandchildren. In addition to her father, she is survived by two sons and their wives, Robert B. and Shirley Skolozdra of Hamden, Michael S. and April Skolozdra of Fairfield, a brother, William M. Taylor of Simsbury, CT, a sister, Betty Hagan of Anaheim, CA and five grandchildren; Stefan, Benjamin, Ashley, Jessica, and Caitlin Skolozdra. Funeral service will be Thursday, Dec. 11 at 10 A.M. in the Christ Episcopal Church, 526 Amity Rd., Bethany. Friends may call Wednesday at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden from 4-8 P.M. Burial in Carrington Cemetery.

View current weather.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline

Guestbook

  1. Dear Robert, Shirley, Michael, April and family…I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved mother…God took her too early, but she is at peace now and without pain…even though I was not able to be there, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time in your lives…Love, Larissa

  2. Dear Taylor – Skolozdra family, I\’m sorry I can\’t go to the service, but want to express my sympathy to you all for the loss of a lovely person. Nancy, I miss you — your humor, your caring, the values you shared with everyone around you. So I can imagine how terrible is the loss to all those who were closer than I was –family, colleagues, school children. Sincerely, Marion Sachdeva, member of First & Summerfield Methodist Church

  3. Dearest Family members, We are most sorry for your loss. Nancy was a wonderful human being and we know she will be missed by those who loved her.

  4. I am truly sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to your family during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. I am very sad to hear of Nancy\’s death. She was one of my tax clients and she was very organized with her information. I will always remember her laugh. She will be missed.

  6. I will truly Miss Taylor, but she is in a better place…My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. GOD BLESS

  7. Michael, I am so very sorry for your loss. If you ever need to talk please do not hesitate to call/find me. Sincerely, Diana Petrovits

  8. Mike, April & Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother/grandmother. They are certainly a treasure. May god bless all of you during this difficult time in your lives. Shannon Posadas

  9. Mike, April & Family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother and my heart goes out to you and your family as well as my prayers.

  10. Mike, April & Family, I so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother/grandmother. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time.

  11. Mike, April and family: I am very sorry for the loss of your loved one. May you hold the wonderful memories of your mother(grandmother)in your hearts forever. God Bless.

  12. Mike,April and family I am very sorry for the loss of you Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Chad Martin

  13. Mr. Taylor and Nancy\’s whole family, I am so sorry for your loss. Nancy was one of the nicest people I\’ve ever known and I was so fortunate to have her as my neighbor and my landlady. I will never forget how helpful she was to me and Haley and how she put up with her barking. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Jackie

  14. Our family wishes to extend our sincere condolences to the family of Ms. Nancy L. Taylor. May God\’s love comfort you during this difficult time. Keep in mind the words of Isaiah 25:8 that expresses the time when our Lord will swallow up death forever and wipe the tears from all faces. Withdeepest sympathy.

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook