WORTHY GRAND MATRON
1994 - 1995
The death of Brenda Irene Taylor, wife of Donald J. Taylor, of West Saint John occurred unexpectedly on August 11, 2016 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born on August 04, 1942 in Saint John, NB, she was the daughter of the late Clement R. and Elizabeth A. (Parsons) Moore.
Brenda was a loving daughter, wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. She always enjoyed entertaining and spending time with family and friends. She loved to sing and was a 30-year member of Saint Jude’s Anglican Church where she was a member of the choir, ACW, and Golden Girls Craft Guild. Her generous spirit and laughter spread joy in her wake, no one liked to laugh more than Brenda.
Brenda was a member of Philip A. Jerguson Chapter Number 18, where she served as Worthy Matron, various other positions and most recently served as their treasurer. She was a former Grand Representative of Vermont. Brenda served as Worthy Grand Matron of the Grand Chapter of New Brunswick in 1994-1995 at the “Christmas In July” Grand Chapter Session along with Joseph Holmes as her Worthy Grand Patron.
Brenda was a member of the Daughters of the Nile, Nereides Temple No 78 where she became Queen of the Nile, treasurer for several years and was a supreme appointee for the Daughters of the Nile.
Brenda is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Donald J Taylor, her daughter Krista Taylor (Zoltan Sallai) of Oakville, Ontario, her sons Robert (Vikki) Taylor of Carnation, Washington and James (Jamie) Taylor of Fredericton, NB, one brother, 5 sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews.
An OES Service was held at 6:30pm on Saturday August 13, 2016 by members of Philip A. Jerguson Chapter. The Funeral Service took place on Sunday August 14, 2016 at 4:00pm at the Carleton Kirk Chapel with Rev. Rob Salloum officiating.
Still we have so many memories, of the ones we loved so much
Your memory is our keepsake, with which we’ll never part
God has you in His keeping, we have you in our hearts
Doug Swan, PGP, Grand Secretary