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Martha L. Taylor

November 29, 1931 ~ August 31, 2020 (age 88)


Martha L. Taylor, 88, of Watsontown, died on Monday, August 31, 2020 at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

She was born November 29, 1931 in Allenwood, a daughter of the late Luther and Hattie (Johnson) Vognetz. On December 23, 1950 she married William E. Taylor, who preceded her in death on July 19, 2001. Together they celebrated 50 years of marriage.

Martha was a 1949 graduate of Watsontown High School. Earlier in life, She worked for the former Philco Corp. and Zenith Corp., Watsontown. Martha later retired from Watsontown Health and Rehab.

She was a member of the Watsontown United Methodist Church and the Watsontown Chapter #282 Order of the Eastern Star.

Martha enjoyed walking, gardening, cooking and baking. She also loved to read her bible.

Surviving are her son, William Taylor, of Keller, TX; one daughter-in-law, Lane Taylor, of Watsontown; one granddaughter, Kasey Taylor; and two great-grandchildren, Max and Lacey.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by one son, Lee Taylor; one daughter-in-law, Lorraine Taylor; four brothers, Robert, Allen, Jack and Bill Vognetz; and three sisters, June McClintock, Jean Tyson and Charlotte Vognetz.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday at the Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 308 Main St., Watsontown, where a funeral will be held at noon with Pastor Brian Doyle, officiating.

A Graveside Service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the Watsontown Cemetery.

For everyone’s safety we ask that all attendees adhere to the social distancing guidelines and wear a mask. 

The family will provide the flowers and suggest contributions in Martha’s memory be made to the Watsontown United Methodist Church, 1319 8th Street Drive Watsontown, PA 17777.

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September 3, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, Inc.
308 Main St.
Watsontown, PA 17777

Funeral Service
September 3, 2020

12:00 PM
Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, Inc.
308 Main St.
Watsontown, PA 17777

Graveside Service
September 4, 2020

10:00 AM
Watsontown Cemetery

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