Passed away peacefully at Fairhaven Home, Peterborough, on Wednesday August 19, 2020 at the age of 85. Ed took great pride in his family and in his work as a well driller for almost 40 years for Faulkner Well Drilling. Cherished husband for 65 years to Marion (nee Whiteman), much loved father of Elaine Baldock (John), Deb Taylor, Kathy Montgomery (Wayne), Sherry Taylor, and Ron Taylor (Tanya), proud grandpa of Darryl (Terrell), Jeff (Lindsay), Jon (Karen), Adam (Jordan), Stephanie and Mason. Great grandpa of Brandon, Cassandra and Grayden, Joshua and Charlee, and Nicholas. Ed is loved and will be missed by siblings Audrey Foley (Tom), Allan “Bud” Taylor (Marilyn), Ralph “Curly” Taylor (Brenda), and Jean Brightman and many extended family including cousins, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Frank (Ed) & Myrtle Taylor, grandson Aaron Montgomery and 7 siblings. The family extends much thanks and gratitude to the staff of Fairhaven Home for their care and compassion for Ed while he was in their care. A visitation will take place at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL, 66 Queen St. Lakefield, on Sunday August 23, 2020 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. A private family service will be held on Monday August 24, 2020 at 11:00 AM. Friends and family are invited to watch by visiting www.hendrenfuneralhome.com and clicking on the appropriate tab just before service time. Interment at Lakefield Cemetery. Due to COVID restrictions, visitation is limited to a specific number of visitors at a time. ONLY THOSE WITH AN APPOINTMENT WILL BE ALLOWED IN. TO SECURE A DESIGNATED TIME TO PAY YOUR RESPECTS, PLEASE BOOK ONLINE at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com. All visitors must remain in their cars in our parking lot and only come to the front door of the funeral home at their designated time. Everyone must wear a mask. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Fairhaven Foundation or a charity of your choice. Donations may be made or condolences shared by visiting www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705.652.3355.
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