CHRISTINA M. TAYLOR

Eastport - Christina Mary Taylor, 78, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 4, 2013 at a Bangor hospital with her loving family by her side. She was born August 29, 1934 in Houlton the daughter of the late Levi and Mary (Tomah) Joseph.

She was always on the road. She enjoyed going to yard sales, shopping, and playing BINGO. She also enjoyed picking berries and sweet grass. She worked for many years in the area sardine factories, as well as home care, and was a member of the Daughters of Isabella. She enjoyed time spent with her family.

   She is survived by her children- Donna Dority of FL, Frances Howard of Old Town, Russell Apt and wife Sandra of Waite, Christine Libby of Sanford, and Sherry Apt-Smith of Pleasant Point ; grandchildren- Aaron Dority, Wayne Havey, Allen Howard, Trina Apt, Tiffany Hilderbrand, Jamie Apt, Frederick Apt III, Kelly Ann Johnstone, and Ostin James Rivard; 12 great grandchildren, several cousins and friends. She will also be sadly missed by her canine companion Demis.

    In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband Lloyd Taylor; a son Frederick Apt Jr; a grandson Conrad Apt, and a sister Ramona Stackhouse.

A wake began 2pm Thursday Feb. 7, 2012  at her home 14 High St. Eastport and concluded 12 noon on Monday. A Mass of Christian Burial was  celebrated 1 pm Monday, February 11, 2013 at St. Ann’s  R.C. Church, Pleasant Point with Rev. James Plourde Celebrant. Burial in Bayside Cemetery, Eastport will be announced in the spring. In lieu of flowers ,gifts in her memory may be made to P.A.W.S. PO Box 182 Calais, ME 04619. Arrangements are entrusted to McClure Family Funeral Services Machias and Lubec. Condolences and memories may be shared with the Taylor family by visiting their book of memories at www.mcclurefamilyfuneral.com.