Cynthia K. Taylor, 64, of Mount Pleasant Mills, entered into the arms of her Savior on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at her home with her husband Frank holding her hand.
She was born Nov. 25, 1953, in Bellaire, Ohio, the eldest daughter of the late Rev. Earl and Edith (Glasgow) Koehler. On Sept. 8, 1974, she married Frank E. Taylor who survives. They enjoyed 43 years of marriage.
Cynthia was a 1972 graduate of East Juniata High School. She attended the Mifflin Juniata Area Vocational Technical School and graduated with a licensed practical nursing degree.
She was first employed at Geisinger Medical Center and after motherhood, she worked in nursing homes around her community. She retired as a van driver for Graybill's Bus Service in 2017.
She was a former member of Richfield UCC, and currently was a member of Richfield Life Ministries Church.
Cynthia enjoyed reading, camping, crocheting each one her grandchildren an afghan, visiting Elk County, and spending time with her grandchildren. They would sign I Love You to each other as they departed. Over the years she explored and utilized the field of aromatherapy and the use of therapeutic essential oils.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children and their spouses, Roscoe E. and Jessica Taylor of Thompsontown, Edith May and Robert Minick of Mount Pleasant Mills, and Joan T. and Bradley Eby of Mifflintown; nine grandchildren, Aidan, Lyssa, and Ava Taylor, Aaron and Logan Minick, Savanna, Kylea, Branson, and Makaiah Eby; sisters and brothers and their spouses, Sarah Beth and Ken Spade of Richfield, Leona and Gary Seaman of Millerstown, Susan and Eric Ulsh of Port Trevorton, Matthew and Paula Simmers of Shelley, Idaho, Shawnie and Steven Sprenkle of Freeburg, Melanie and Michael Martin of Findley, Ohio, Michael and Susan Simmers of Gardners, Diana and David Michel of Columbia, Tenn., Penny and Nevin Knaub of Hummelstown, and Kenneth and Ingrid Koehler of Coral Springs, Fla.; many nieces and nephews; and sisters and brothers-in-law: Freda Durio, and Kevin Fetterhoof, Janice Hipple and Norm, Ladonna Posmoga and George and Vera Musser and Earl, and stepmother, Dorothy Koehler of Florida.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her father and mother-in-law, Roscoe and Flavia Taylor; and a grandchild, Neriah Eby.
Friends and family are invited to the visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, followed by the funeral at 11, at the Richfield Life Ministries Church, 167 Church St., Richfield , with Pastor Aaron Benner and Pastor Joel Snyder officiating.
Burial will be in St. Peter's Community Cemetery, Millerstown.
Memorial gifts may be made to Echo Ranch Bible Camp, P.O. Box 210608, Auke Bay, Alaska 99801 where she had visited and was left with precious memories.
The George P. Garman Funeral Homes Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills have been entrusted with the arrangements.
Published on February 5, 2018