Marcelle F. Taylor - August 11, 2018

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 RAVENA -- Marcelle F. Taylor, formerly of Ravena, NY passed away peacefully at the Teresian House at the age of ninety-nine on Saturday, August 11, 2018.  Marcelle is predeceased by her husband, George Taylor of 65 years. 

Marcelle worked at National Savings Bank in Albany, NY during her early employment years where she met her husband, George.  She lived a full, rich life based on principles of spirituality, creativity, human connections, laughter and joy.  Marcelle was a member of the Ladies Home Bureau where she learned and enjoyed many creative arts and often taught those skills to others.

She was an active member of the Saint Patrick’s Church community for many years were she participated as a congregant and volunteer in various church activities.  To those who knew her, she was the family matriarch charming, clear minded, caring and independent.  She was a role model for many who had the good fortune to cross her path over the years and she thrived on human connections, often helping those in need.  

Marcelle was born to French Canadian parents who settled in the Capital Region area where she lived her life.  She is predeceased by her daughter, Christine Sevinsky (James).  Marcelle’s legacy will continue by way of her extended family.  She is survived by her daughters: SusanTaylor Hulbert, Anne Taylor, Ellen DePan (Harry), and her niece Fredericka Gucz.  Marcelle is survived by grandchildren: Sarah Gilchrist, Christopher Sevinsky (Stacie), Daniel Hulbert, Sean Hulbert, Michael Hulbert and Cara DePan.  She is also survived by 7 great-grandchildren: Sophie and Taylor Gilchrist, Christopher Logan, Owen and Thacher Sevinsky and Oliver Dias Vila Nova.  

A funeral celebration of Marcelle’s life will be held at St. Patricks Church, Ravena NY on Saturday, August 18th at 10:00 am.  Burial to follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery.