Stanley R. Taylor

Stanley R. Taylor, 88, resident of Keene, formerly of Rindge, died at his daughter’s home on July 10, 2019, after a period of declining health.

He was born on March 10, 1931, in Winchendon, Mass., a son of the late Joseph and Abby (Carlton) Taylor.

Stanley was a 1949 graduate of Peterborough High School and later went on to enter the U.S. Air Force. He was honorably discharged in 1954.

After his discharge from the Air Force, Stanley returned to New Hampshire to start his family, he married Annette (Carrier) in 1955 and together they raised their family in Rindge. Stanley bought the family business, West Rindge Basket Shop and continued the family traditional of making beautiful baskets until he retired in 2006.

When he wasn’t working, Stanley was enjoying time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also enjoyed time spent volunteering with the Lions Club, something he did for more than 20 years.

In addition to his parents, Stanley was predeceased by his loving wife, Annette in 2017.

Survivors include his children, Gail Dubriske and her husband, Paul, of Keene, Joseph Taylor and his wife, Dayana, of McAllen, Texas, and Brett Taylor of Berkley, Calif.; his grandchildren, Elisha Murray, Adam Dubriske, Patricia Swift, Benjamin Dubriske, Christopher Dubriske, Julia Taylor; and 14 great-grandchildren.

In accordance with his wishes, there will be no calling hours held. A graveside service with full military honors will be held on Monday, July 15, at 11 a.m. in the Hillside Cemetery, Goddard Road, Rindge.

To share a memory or offer a condolence with Stanley’s family, please visit www.cournoyerfh.com for more information.