Frank M. Taggart

September 9, 1941February 7, 2018
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Frank M. Taggart passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his beloved wife of 49 years, Maureen Taggart (nee Dougherty). He is predeceased by his parents Frank and Mary Taggart as well as family members Jack Baker and Carol Taggart.

Frank received his degree from Western New Mexico University and went on to fulfill his passion for teaching in Camden, NJ. Frank preferred the company of his family, enjoyed worldwide travel, playing golf, cooking, the Eagles and visiting Myrtle Beach. He had a great sense of humor and genuine love of life. He will be missed by his siblings Thomas (Marie) Taggart, Mary “Pat” Baker, Dona (Karl) Wames and Dennis Taggart and his beloved Maureen.

Friends and Family are invited to the Viewing Monday February 12th, 2018 at 8:30-10:00 am at BLAKE-DOYLE Funeral Home, 226 W Collings Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108. A Mass will be celebrated 10:30 am at St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Holy Saviour Church, 50 Emerald Ave, Haddon Twp. Please leave your remembrances of Frank Taggart on

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests donations be made to the Wound Warrior Project at or Holy Redeemer Hospice at 160 E. 9th Ave, Runnemede, NJ; where donations can be made at 1-800 475 2644.



  • Viewing Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Mass Monday, February 12, 2018


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Nancy Campbell Watson

February 16, 2018

Mr. Taggart was one of my favorite teachers at Vets in Cramer Hill back in the day (early 80s). My condolences.

February 11, 2018

We will all miss Frank and the great times we had in the Gila wilderness and our years together at WNMU in Silver City, NM. He was a fantastic guy with a great sense of humor. Gave as good as he got at the Buffalo with the twinkling red eye buffalo head hanging on the wall and Joe and Manny as custodians. It was a great hang out for all of us and walking distance from WNMU. We all love and miss you Frank and will see you on the other side.

Teresa Flemming (Aitken)

February 10, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. He was a wonderful friend to my dad and had such a beautiful smile and great laugh . I know my dad will miss him dearly. God bless

Brian McCarthy

February 10, 2018

Maureen and the Taggart Boys,
Frankie was a great guy. Will miss him most during March madness when the McCarthys and Taggarts would gather, generally in a Bar. Stories being told for hours on in. Some even true. One thing about the Taggart brothers, when they walked in , the volume in the entire Bar shot up several decimals.
Im sure we will hear many Frankie stories in years to come. He left that kind of impression on us all. Always had a smile, like he does here.

Patrick McCarthy

February 10, 2018


Pat and I are very sorry for your loss. We are glad we were able to see you both last October. May your many memories sustain you during this difficult time.

Mary and Pat McCarthy Roanoke, VA

Glenn Sowders

February 10, 2018

Condolences to the family Frank was a great.guy.and a great co-worker

Sonny & Lucy Martz

February 10, 2018

Please accept our Very Deepest Sympathy to you Maureen and the entire Taggart family. We are so sorry for your Great loss of Frank. We will surely miss him. Sent with our Love,

Mike McCarthy

February 10, 2018

Frankie will be missed deeply by all that knew him. Being a cousin of his was always fun, even into adulthood, where we met with he and his brothers during March Madness each year at the beach. God bless you Frankie, we'll all see you again.

Scott Taggart

February 10, 2018

Dear Uncle Frank:
Nothing can really prepare someone for the loss of a loved one. It is hard to accept that you will not be with us going forward. It is exceptionally hard with you, because you were always such an important part of our lives. So many of my fondest memories include you. An understanding of the natural course of things is insufficient to quell the desire for more time together. Like so many, I will miss you terribly.
The only thing we can do is let the wonderful memories of you help us along - your laugh, your gentle nature, your ability to tell a story (with the perfect amount of embellishment). You have left us all with plenty to enjoy about you, until we see each other again. When we do, I look forward to a whole new batch of stories...Thank you for being a great uncle. Life was so much better because we had you.
I love you. I will miss you. I will never forget you.

Sean Taggart

February 9, 2018

To the undesputed leader of the Taggart clan . Thank you , thank you & thank u again . Every memory I will ever have of u is a fine one . U could have went anywhere & or did anything yet you were always around us . Family gatherings , holidays or just simply good weather & cold beer . U loved us & we always knew it . The whole clan ! Bakers , Wames , Taggart . Most of all uncle Frank , thanks for being such a good brother to my Dad . I always knew what a brother should b from u & uncle Denny . Speaking of Uncle Denny , please start laying some ground work up there in heaven for him . As u know more than anyone he made need a little push someday !
Thank u always uncle Frank , ur nephew
Sean Taggart !