Lucille (Miller) (Leavitt) Taylor, of Easton, formerly of Bridgewater, died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 3, according to an obituary at mackinnonfuneralhomes.com.
Born July 18, 1930, in Brockton, to the late Andrew and Helen (Wilbar) Miller she was raised in Easton. She was a 1948 graduate of Oliver Ames High School where she excelled in basketball and field hockey. Lucille attended Fitchburg State College before marriage and bringing up three sons. She moved to Whitman in 1964 and raised her family there. In 1976 Lucille moved to Bridgewater and resided there for many years in her log cabin on Flagg St. For the past three years Lucille resided in Easton at the Southeast Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center where she was lovingly cared for by the compassionate, caring staff of the home. She worked as an assistant teacher in the Whitman Schools and as a clerical worker at the Whitman Town Hall.
She is survived by her brother, John Miller, Sr., of Easton and her sons, Dean Leavitt and his wife Denise, of Easton, Dana Leavitt of Olympia Wa., Vernon Leavitt and his wife Leslie, of Whitman. Also survived by her step-son, Robert Taylor, Jr., of Ca. and her step-daughter, Carla Gardiner and her husband, Rick, of Ga. Also survived by her nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren, many cousins, nieces and nephews and several dear, close friends. She was predeceased by her brother Dr. Andrew Miller, Jr. and her former husbands, Bernard Leavitt and Robert Taylor, Sr.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 7 from 3-8 p.m. in the Copeland-MacKinnon Funeral Home 38 Center St., Easton. A Funeral Service will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the West Bridgewater Baptist Church, 83 N. Elm St. in West Bridgewater with burial to follow in Furnace Village Cemetery in Easton.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. For directions or to send and online condolence visit www.mackinnonfuneralhomes.com.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Lucille’s name be made to:
Old Colony Elder Services
144 Main St., #2
Brockton, MA 02301