April 1, 1925—April 24, 2019
Fay Pauline Taylor, 94, passed away April 24, 2019, in Castle Rock, WA. Fay was born April 1, 1925, to Thomas and Clara Minerva Briggs in Collins, IA. Fay attended Castle Rock Elementary School and Castle Rock High School (class of 1943) and worked in civil service as a supply and logistics technician for the federal government in Hawaii, retiring in 1995. She was a member of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Lyon Arboretum of Honolulu, Hawaii Theatre Center, The Honolulu Coin Club, and a Charter Contributor of the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. Fay enjoyed gardening, coin collecting, crocheting, leather crafts, and word and jigsaw puzzles. Fay was a conscientious, caring individual who enjoyed family and friends, growing up in Castle Rock, WA, and her 70 years in Wahiawa, HI. In 1945, Fay married Henry Robert Taylor in Hawaii.
Fay is survived by her daughters Terry F. (Gerald) Lawlor, of Olathe, KS, Janet P. (Dan) DeWeese, of Vancouver, WA; granddaughters Stephanie Lynn Lawlor, of Overland Park, KS, Catherine Fay Lawlor, of Kansas City, KS, Kylie Joy (John) Marine, of Ballston Spa, NY; great-granddaughters Amelia Glenn Marine and Violet Marie Marine, of Ballston Spa, NY; nephews Thomas V. Tinney, of Spokane, WA, Walter J. Tinney, of Kelso, WA, Donald G. Tinney Sr., of Sedro-Woolley, WA; and numerous great-grandnieces and nephews. Fay was preceded in death by her father Thomas Briggs, mother Clara Minerva (Todhunter) Briggs, brother Charles Andrew Briggs, sister Letha Jane (Briggs) Tinney, husband Henry Robert Taylor and son Glenn Robert Taylor.
A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, May 17, at 1 p.m. at the Hubbard Funeral Home with the Reverend Dan DeWeese, Officiant. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Community Home Health & Hospice, Grateful Hearts Program, P.O. Box 2067, Longview, WA 98632.