David Allen Taylor

June 6, 1940 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 80)


David Allen Taylor, 80, formerly of Punxsutawney, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 24, 2020 at Penn Highlands DuBois.

He was born in Punxsutawney on June 06, 1940, a son of the late Thomas William Taylor and Frances Aldeane (Witherow) Taylor.

David worked for many years at Thermal gard in Punxsutawney.

Growing up, he admired his grandfather who taught him so much in life.  One of which included cutting down trees, which David enjoyed because he was able to be at his granddad’s side.

David had a tender heart and a particular fondness of cats and kittens.

He is survived by two sisters, Elizabeth “Ann” Villella and husband Lester of Summerville, and Diana Lee Bair and husband Clifford of Punxsutawney; one brother, William Taylor and wife Nancy of Erie; two sister in-law’s, Carol (Haines) Taylor of Meadville and Dena Taylor of Punxsutawney; numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Thomas Pryce Taylor and John Marshall Taylor.

Friends will be received from 9-11 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.

A private funeral service for family will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Interment will follow at Oaklawn cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in David’s memory to Willow Run Sanctuary, 381 East Branch Road, Brookville, PA 15825 or The Anna Shelter, 1555 E. 10th Street, Erie, PA 17511.

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August 27, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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115 East Union St
Punxsutawney, PA 15767

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