Kenneth J. Taylor age 82, of Sewell, Mantua Twp. passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Isaac Jerome Taylor and Martha (Ulrich). After graduating from Woodbury High School in 1956, he earned his bachelorâ€™s degree from Rutgers University in Camden, served in the Army where he was stationed in Korea then received his master's degree from Glassboro State College. Kenneth was a teacher for 33 years at West Deptford Public Schools and served 12 years with the Mantua Twp. Board of Education including several years as Vice-President. He enjoyed spending time with his family, and in his spare time he enjoyed cooking, fishing, bowling, traveling, woodcrafting, gardening, and was a member of the Mantua Lions Club.
He is survived by his wife Holly H. Taylor (Henderson), two sons, Jeffrey and his wife Nicole of West Deptford and Christopher and his wife Elaina of York County, PA, two grandchildren, Weston and Abilene, three brothers, Lawrence, Dale and David Taylor and several nieces and nephews.
Family and Friends may visit from 9 am to 11 am on Thursday, September 26th, at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street Mantua, NJ where a funeral service will be held at 11 am. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro. As an expression of sympathy, contributions can be made to the Mantua Lions Club, 38 Somerset Ave., Sewell, NJ 08080. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com