Suddenly, but peacefully on January 29th, 2021, Alvin Taylor passed away at home with his wife Marilyn (Lonc) by his side at the age of 78. The gentle giant of the family will be missed by his children Rob and Christina Taylor and Jen and Rob Bonello. He was the proudest Papa to Amber (Cameron Schram), Meagan and Andrew Taylor(Chloe Harris). Beloved brother and brother-in-law of Mary Brintnell, Dorothy Taylor, Jean Smale and Mildred and James McConville. Survived by his Aunt Margaret Kay. Predeceased by his parents Richard and Pearl Taylor, brothers John and Melvin Taylor, in-laws Frank and Josephine Lonc, sister-in-law Pauline and her husband Erwin Smith, and brothers-in-law Robert Smale and Jack Brintnell. He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews.
For 36 years Alvin was the owner of AR Taylor Leasing Ltd. He trucked many loads of logs to Dungey and Sons in Mitchell. Alvin retired in 2000.
“Big Al” will be missed by his long-time friends in the Hensall and surrounding community. He will be remembered for his great sense of humour, his golf cart rides and the summers with the kids at “The Old Homestead”. Raise your glass today to this man who lived life to the fullest.
A public celebration of life will be held at the Hensall Community Centre Arena, 157 Oxford Street West, Hensall on Monday, November 15th at 11 AM. Please arrive at 10:30 AM in casual attire. Due to Provincial COVID-19 restrictions, each person must RSVP for the service, please click “Register Now” below to register. Due to Provincial COVID-19 proof of vaccination restrictions, each person must show proof that they are fully vaccinated to attend the recreation centre. Proof of vaccination can be attained by visiting covid19.ontariohealth.ca. If you are unable to attend the service in person the family invites you to join with them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live by visiting www.facebook.com/haskettfh. Inurnment Exeter Cemetery. Haskett Funeral Home, EXETER entrusted with arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) or a charity of your choice.
“How about you FRIENDLY LOGGER, ya got a copy!!