Plaistow, N.H. — John Charles Taylor was born in Salem, MA, to the late John P. Taylor and Norma M. (Carter) Taylor. John was raised in Beverly and graduated from Newburyport High School in 1966.
He worked at Ferry Beach in Saco, Maine, where he met and fell in love with his wife, Linda (Glazier). He then served in the U.S. Air Force from 1966 to 1970. While stationed in Mill Valley, Calif., he married Linda and they had their first daughter, Kristin. The family then moved to Rowley, where he resided for 30 years, working at Honeywell Corp., until his illness.
He is survived by his mother, Norma Taylor of West Melbourne, Fla.; wife, Linda (Glazier) Taylor of Plaistow, N.H.; daughter, Kristin Taylor of West Roxbury; daughter, Jennifer (Taylor) Michaud and husband, Kevin of Portland, Maine; son, Joshua Taylor of Bradford; brother, James Taylor; and good friend, Frank Linares of Lynn. He leaves behind fond memories with all that knew him.
ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held at a later date. Requests for information regarding the service can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org (please include the memorial service in the subject header.) In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made in his memory to Ferry Beach Park Assoc., 5 Morris Ave., Saco, ME 04072, phone 207-282-4489 or to a charity of donor's choice.