COHOES Lillian J. Taylor, 86, passed away on Monday September 7, 2020 surrounded in love by her daughter and grandson at the Eddy Village Green.
Born in Cohoes to Harold and Mary (Keefe) Doty, Lillian was a lifelong Cohoes resident.
Lillian worked at the former Troytown Shirt Corp., the former Star Woolen Mills and the former Barclay Home Products. She then became a Certified Nursing Assistant at the former Mary Alice Ford Nursing Home from which she retired.
Lillian is survived by her beloved daughter, Ann Marie Bessette (Peter Daley) and her cherished grandson, Michael J. Bessette of Cohoes. She leaves behind her sisters, Mary (late Charles) Abbott, Eileen (late Neils) Jensen, Dorothy (William) Taylor; her brother, William (Dawn) Doty; her sister in law, Heidi Doty; as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her brothers, Rev. Harold Doty and Joseph Doty and by her sister, Shirley Doty.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Cohoes. Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Cohoes.
Relatives and friends may visit at the Fitzgerald Funeral Home, 105 Vliet Blvd., Cohoes from 9-11 a.m. prior to the Mass. Masks will be required and social distancing regulations will be observed.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Lillian’s family would like to thank the staff at House #12 at the Eddy Village Green for their care and compassion.