George H. Taylor, 90, of Bristol, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017.
George was born on Jan. 13, 1927 in Bristol, a son of the late Vernon S. and Katherine (Delaney) Taylor.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving with the 82nd Airborne and also the United States Merchant Marines. He retired from General Motors New Departure as a tool and die maker.
George is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Josephine (Tarnowski) Taylor of Bristol; his daughter and son-in-law Joanne and David Kalt; his son and daughter-in-law George V. Taylor and Susie Kelly Taylor of Old Saybrook; his grandchildren, Adam Taylor Kalt and Erica Taylor Kalt; and his great-grandchildren, Mateo W. Kalt and Avery Taylor Madsen.
He was predeceased by his sister, Mary Emonds.
George was an avid stock market investor and gardener, and he loved the water.
Calling hours will be held on Monday May 15, 2017, at 10 a.m. at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Bristol/Forestville followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to ASPCA.org.
To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, please visit George’s memorial web page at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com .