Margaret Nan Taylor

August 30, 1930 – April 21, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret Nan Taylor of Blenheim, Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Wife of the late Claire Taylor (August 26, 2011). Mother of the late Larry Taylor (June 21, 2011) (Ann), Robert Taylor (Lesly), Linda VanWaterschoot (Peter), Mike Taylor (Jan), and Patty Krech (Mike). Grandmother of Aaron, Ryan, Stephanie, Chris, Jason, Michelle, Janelle, Danielle, Matthew, Katie, Tim, Brad, and Emma. Great-grandmother of Liam, Rory, Aiden, Jadyn, Blake, Jude, Nicholas, Jamie, Isabella, Sophia, Jocelyn, Jace, McKinley, Alexis, Tyson, Ellie, Olivia, Lukas, Madyn, Rozlyn, Kyson, Noah,  Aria, Lexington, Harbour and Koda. Nan also has two great-great-grandchildren Myles and Noah. She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. Born in Chatham to the late George “Scotty” and Flora “Flo” Ritchie. Sister of the late Ken Ritchie (Donna) and Dennis Ritchie (Patricia Burgess). Nan graduated from Blenheim High School and attended Blenheim United Church. Nan was most proud of her children and enjoyed her time with family and her Toy Poodle Shu Shu. She enjoyed golfing, puzzles, bowling, cards, and Yahtzee, and remembered fondly her trip to Scotland in 1985. Nan’s family would like to thank the VON nurses and PSW’s and the CKHA 4th floor staff. Those wishing to make donations in memory of Nan are asked to please consider the CNIB.

26 Comments on “Margaret Nan Taylor”

  1. Peter and I are sending our love and prayers to Bob, Mike, Linda, Patty and all of your families. We were saddened to hear of Aunt Nan’s passing .

  2. Patty,
    Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time.
    May wonderful memories replace your tears and bring smiles to soothe your heart.
    She will always be with you in spirit!

  3. We were saddened to hear of your loss. On behalf of the Taylor Clan of Windsor, I, Pamela Séguin-Taylor, (wife of the late Larry Taylor, July 28, 2011), wish to convey our deepest sympathies to the family. We are the children of the late Stan and Jose Taylor. Sweet memories are forever ❤️

  4. So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family. Keep thinking of all the happy times. It helps.

  5. Patty and family, please accept my sincere condolences on your loss. May your love and memories help you through this difficult time.

  6. I will miss u so much Nan!!! my condolences to the family. thanks for trusting me enough to be a part of your moms life. She will forever have a piece of my ❤

    1. Thank you so much Cindy. Mom had nothing but praise and thankfulness for you and all the girls who helped her stay independent as long as she did.

  7. My deepest sympathy to my cousins Bob, Linda, Mike and Patty and families on the passing of their Mom, my Aunt Nan. She is going to be missed by many who loved her. She has gained her wings and is no longer in pain and is with Uncle Claire and Larry. She will have a mean game of yatzee or any card game going in Heaven. RIP Aunt Nan.

  8. Nan was an awesome friend and neighbor. She was one of my favourite taste testers the last time i took cookies to her she loved them so much so came over to tell me how much she loved them and on and on. I looked at her and said is that a hint nan? She laughed and said yes. So i gave her a bunch.she was one of a kind .

  9. Our deepest condolences goes out to Larry,Mike.Linda,Patty and families.Aunt Nan will be missed by all that loved her.With deepest condolences.

    1. Sending prayers and love to everyone in this time rest easy beautiful now beat all those up there with u in some games

  10. Thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time… many memories of your parents from our Optimist Club days….

  11. To a very brave Lady-determined to meet life!s challenges with such strength and grace. Your smiling face brings many happy memories shared. We will cherish them forever. Always in Our Hearts. Love Ross-Dot and Family

  12. Nan was a gracious Lady. Never turned down a challenge, met her responsibilities as Secretary and office manager for me at Blenheim Community Village with professionalism. Our thoughts and Prayers are with the family at this time.

  13. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. We enjoyed many a good time with your parents in the Optimist Club, many good memories.

  14. Sending my deepest condolences and hugs to all of you! Nan was such a lovely and gracious lady. Nice to think of Larry being with his parents…

  15. we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Nan, she was a truly beautiful lady, .spent a great deal of time with her and her family, will miss her smile. Our condolences to the family, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  16. Sending condolences to the Taylor family in the loss of Nan, a wonderful person who, shall be missed greatly, Hugs, prayers and Love, the Mack family.

  17. To the Taylor family – Leo and I would like to extend our condolences on the passing of your Mom. Although it’s years since I saw your Mom , she did put up with us when we were teenagers in the Burg .

  18. To the entire Taylor family, we would like to send our condolences. It is difficult losing a parent.

    Linda and Brian Thornton

  19. I had no idea that Nan had passed on. I am so sorry to hear that. Nan was a great person and she will be missed. Your are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest condolences.

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