Velma C. Taylor of Ken­nett Square

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Velma C. Taylor, age 89, died Novem­ber 17, 2016.

Velma was born and raised in Ch­ester, PA and was a grad­u­ate of Ch­ester High School. In 1948, she mar­ried John H. Taylor, Jr., and to­gether they raised four daugh­ters. Velma owned Taylor’s Bridal Shoppe in West Ch­ester, PA for 20 years.

Back in the day, Velma had the per­fectly sized feet for shoe sam­ples (4– 4 ½); and over the years, she mod­eled shoes for sev­eral com­pa­nies well into her later years.

Velma was pre­de­ceased by her par­ents, Wil­liam El­wood and Minerva Reynolds Thorn­ton; her half­brother, Ray­mond Slat­tery; her step-sis­ters, May Gam­ble and Peg Kraut­ter; and by her hus­band, John. She is sur­vived by her daugh­ters Clau­dia Taylor Sime­one (Joseph), Jan­ice Taylor Ka­vanaugh, Me­lanie Taylor, and Tracey Taylor; her grand­chil­dren Gre­gory Sime­one (El­iz­a­beth Houser), Dr. Erin Ka­vanaugh (Matthew Fresh­coln), Matthew Sime­one (Sharon Lehm), Priscilla Ka­vanaugh (Justin Sharp), Re­becca Sime­one, and An­drew Ka­vanaugh; great grand­chil­dren An­drew, Sa­man­tha, and Char­lotte Sime­one; and her nephew Joseph Slat­tery.

Visi­ta­tion will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Tues­day, Novem­ber 22, 2016 at the Chan­dler Fu­neral Home, 2506 Con­cord Pike, Wilmington, DE fol­lowed by a ser­vice at 11:00 am. In­ter­ment will be in Lawn Croft Ceme­tery, Lin­wood, PA im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing.

In lieu of flow­ers, please make do­na­tions to Wil­low Tree Hos­pice, 616 E. Cy­press Street, Ken­nett Square, PA 19348.

For on­line con­do­lences, please visit: chan­dler­fu­ner­al­ 302.478.7100

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