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Marianne R. (Flint) Taylor

January 14, 2024

Marianne Taylor Obituary

Marianne R. Taylor (Flint), a beacon of light and love to all who knew her, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2024, at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. Born in Canton, Massachusetts, she lived a life characterized by joy, generosity, and unwavering commitment to her family.

Marianne was the beloved wife for 64 years of Newell H. Taylor Sr., and the cherished mother of Teresa Pearson and her husband David of Canton, Katherine Taylor of Stoughton, Newell H. Taylor Jr. and his wife Michelle of Brockton, Thomas Taylor and his wife Christine of Brockton, and the late Nancy Bonito. Her love and legacy continue to thrive through her 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren, all of whom brought her immense pride and joy.

She was the loving sister of Margaret Manning of Berkley, Donald Wolffe of Taunton, Donna Wolffe of Taunton, and was predeceased by her siblings Richard Flint, Jimmy Flint, Arlene Colp, Paul Wolffe, and Patty Bonito. Marianne's family was the cornerstone of her life, and she nurtured each relationship with care and affection.

Marianne's early life in Canton laid a strong foundation for her future endeavors. She was a proud graduate of Canton High School, where she formed friendships and gained knowledge that would serve her well throughout her life. Her professional journey was marked by her role as the Plant Manager for Interstate Distributers in Quincy, where she led with dedication and excellence for several years before her well-deserved retirement.

Beyond her professional achievements, Marianne was a woman of diverse interests. She relished the simple pleasures of camping under the stars, losing herself in the intricate dance of puzzle pieces, and diving into the pages of a good book. However, it was in the company of her family where Marianne found her greatest happiness. She was the heart of every family gathering, sharing stories, laughter, and creating memories that her loved ones will treasure forever.

Those who knew Marianne will remember her as a loving, funny, and generous soul. Her infectious laughter could light up the darkest of rooms, and her generosity knew no bounds. She had a remarkable ability to make everyone feel special and loved, and her absence will be deeply felt by many.

As we bid farewell to Marianne R. Taylor, we celebrate a life beautifully lived and a woman dearly loved. Her spirit, warmth, and the echoes of her laughter will continue to live on in the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to know her. Marianne's legacy is one of love, laughter, and the precious gift of family—a legacy that will endure through generations.

With heavy hearts, we say goodbye to Marianne, yet with gratitude for her unwavering love and the countless happy moments shared. Her life was a testament to the beauty of giving, the strength of kinship, and the joy of a life well-lived. Marianne R. Taylor will be profoundly missed, but her memory will forever remain a guiding light for her family and friends.

Funeral service at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Saturday morning at 11:00 am.  Visiting hour prior to the service on Saturday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 am.  Burial private. 

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