Obituary for John Webster Taylor
1935 - 2020
Westbrook – John Webster Taylor, age 84 of Westbrook, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the Maine Veteran’s Home in Scarborough.
John was born in Cambridge, MA on September 29, 1935, a son of William W. and Rachel Charlotte (Andrews) Taylor. He attended the Cambridge Public schools. John faithfully served his country in the US Navy from 1955 -1957 and in 1961, John married Judith Ann Grimstad. They moved to Westbrook in 2006 coming from Medford, MA. After working as a salesman for Crown Shade & Screen Co. in Boston, John owned and operated his own company, Accent Shade and Screen. Following his retirement, John worked at Home Depot. John was a member of the Somerville, MA Lodge of Mason, AF & AM. He enjoyed painting, singing, photography, and reading history and politics. John enjoyed traveling, taking several cruises in recent years.
Besides his parents, John is predeceased by five brothers, William, David, James, Robert and Thomas; and a sister, Gertrude Williams. He leaves behind his wife, Judith of 59 years; three daughters, Carolyn Taylor of Stoneham, MA, Janet Taylor of Windham, ME, and Jennifer Taylor and her husband, David Paczkowski of Westbrook; one sister, Janet Johnson of Portland; three grandchildren, Zachary, Gavin and Natalie; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held by the family at a later date.
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