Barbara Jean Tayler

November 23, 1938November 1, 2020

Barbara Jean Tayler, age 81 of Morristown, passed away on Sunday (November 1, 2020) at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center after a short illness. There will be no funeral services as per her request.

Surviving is her husband Robert Tayler of Morristown; two sons Jon Tayler of Ogdensburg, and Mark (Gina) Tayler of Clarence, NY; grandchildren Dr. Brittany Tayler of Albany, Jon Tayler of Orlando, FL and Dominic & Juliana Tayler of Clarence, NY. She was predeceased by two siblings Muriel (Donald) Raven & Hollis Drummond.

Barbara was born on November 23, 1938 in Ogdensburg NY, a daughter of the late Harold & Mildred (Cooper) Drummond. She graduated from Morristown High School in 1957 with a quote in her year book, “It’s a women’s privilege to change her mind” and lived by those word’s throughout the years. She then continued her education at the Beaux-Arts Beauty School in Syracuse where she received her New York State Cosmetology License in 1958. She was married to Robert Tayler on April 4, 1959 and the couple had enjoyed their home on the St. Lawrence River that they built together for many years.

Barbara operated a beauty salon out of her home for 40+ years while she raised her family, and in 1993 she received an associates degree in applied science from Canton ATC. Because of her social ability, she became a tour guide in 2005, for Boldt Castle & Singer Castle until 2010. In 2011 she than began working at Walmart for the enjoyment of interacting with others. She retired in 2018.

She was a life-long member of the DePeyster St. Lawrence Chapter # 60 Order of Eastern Stars, and enjoyed cooking, boating on the St. Lawrence River and traveling in her younger years. Memorial contributions can be made to the Morristown Volunteer Fire Department. Condolences and fond memories can also be shared online at



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Rosemary and Michael Burgio

November 28, 2020

Gina, Mark and Family,
Our deepest condolences on the passing of your mother, Barbara. We remember meeting her when she visited you here in Buffalo. We recall Barbara as engaged, fun spirited and adoring and protective of Dominic and Juliana. Talking to her for one hour seemed like just five minutes! Even now when we think of her we smile as we reminisce about her insight and willingness to connect with us. Our prayers are with you as you navigate her physical loss in this world. Our best to you and your extended family.
The Burgio’s

Joey & Linda DeCarlo

November 11, 2020

Mark, Gina & Family,

Our deepest condolences for your loss. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

Joey & Linda DeCarlo

Teresa Huggins

November 9, 2020

Many blessings to Mrs. Tayler’s family. Mark, I remember your mom with joy. I met her a few times and she was kind, funny and curious! She opened her home to your friends like we have always known her and made us feel welcomed and valued. Grateful for all the shared experiences! May all your cherished memories be shared with your children and may your memories be weaved into your family’s traditions. Peace to all who miss her.
Teresa Dowe Huggins
Clinton, NY

Jayne Gilmour

November 6, 2020

So very sorry to hear the news of Barbara’s passing. I have fond memories of the Taylor home growing up and spending time with Jon & Mark.

Sending hugs to Jon, Mark & Bob

Love, Jayne & Dave Gilmour & family💞

Barbara Turner

November 6, 2020

Barbara was such a nice lady. She always had a smile and kind words to say. Condolences to all her family.

Ann Fenlong

November 6, 2020

So sorry to read of Barb's passing. May the years ahead be filled with great memories of your loved one to help you through the darkest days.

William Tayler

November 2, 2020

Barbara was a kind and loving person with a great personality. She was a good person, a good wife, and a good mother. May the Lord Bless her soul!

Lois Langtry

November 1, 2020

So sorry to hear of Barb's passing. In years gone by, there were many evenings spent at the bar in their family room. She will be joining many former neighbors at St. Peter's Holy Watering Pub. RIP.


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