Sharon F. Taylor of Gerwick Road, Emlenton, went to be with the Lord at 10:11 p.m. Saturday (3-23-13) in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System after a courageous battle with a lengthy illness. She was 63.
Sharon was born in Cowansville on Feb. 5, 1950. She was a daughter of Evelyn S. Snyder Fye of Mercer and the late Charles J. Fye.
She was a 1968 graduate of Grove City High School. She was an active member of Park Hill First Church of God in West Freedom. She also attended the Whitehall Church of God Campground in Emlenton, where she enjoyed crafting and working with the children.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Red Hat Society. Sharon cherished the time she spent with her granddaughter, Trinity.
She married Terry E. Taylor on June 1, 1969, in Grove City.
Besides her husband, she is survived by: her mother and a son, William E. Taylor and his wife, Karen and their daughter, Trinity, all of New Market, Ontario, Canada; four sisters, Rita L. Ferringer, Hermitage; Dr. Mary Grossman and her husband, Horace, Grove City, Aletha Davis and her husband, Daniel, of Franklin; and Kimberly Cathcart and her husband, Steve, of Mercer; her mother-in-law, Betty Jean Taylor of Emlenton; an uncle, Gene Fye of Rimersburg; a number of nieces and nephews and great-nieces and -nephews, by whom she was affectionately known as “Grammy Sharon,” as well as a number of cousins.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Emily Elizabeth Taylor; her maternal and paternal grandparents and her grandparents-in-law, Robert Gerwick Sr. and Hazel Gerwick.
Memorial contributions may be made to Park Hill First Church of God, Lime Plant Road, Parker, PA 16049
Sharon F., 63, of Gerwick Road, Emlenton.
Calling hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (3-26-13) in HILE FUNERAL HOME, 1204 Kerr Ave., Emlenton, and 10 to time of service Wednesday (3-27-13) in Park Hill First Church of God, 3314 Lime Plant Road, Parker. Online condolences may be posted at www.hilefh.com
Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday in Park Hill First Church of God, with the Rev. Eric D. Mitchell, church pastor, and the Rev. Lonny Wolford, former church pastor, officiating.
Interment: Allegheny Cemetery, Allegheny Township, Butler County.