In Memory of




Obituary for Bruce Wm. Taylor

TAYLOR, Bruce William (Dec. 19, 1934 – Jan. 2, 2023)

It is with sadness that we the Taylor family announce the peaceful passing of our much-loved father, grandfather, brother and friend, Bruce Wm. Taylor, a resident of Crown Ridge Retirement Residence, Trenton, and formerly of Waterford, on January 2, 2023, at the age of 88. Born in Toronto to the late George and Laura (nee Castle) Taylor, Bruce will be remembered for his 40 years of dedicated service with the Canadian National Railway, as a Superintendent and Locomotive Engineer (between 1951-1991). Bruce is survived by his much-loved wife Diane Taylor, their son and daughter-in-law Derek (Debbie) Taylor, of Trenton and her children Brad Still and Jessica Still, his sister Lynda Hadubiak and her (late husband Larry Hadubiak), and their two children David Hadubiak and Donna Hadubiak.

In keeping with Bruce’s expressed wishes, cremation has taken place. Private family inurnment will take place in Prospect Cemetery, Toronto. Everyone who knew Bruce is welcomed to share favourite photos, letters of condolence, or contribute memorial donations to the “Canadian Cancer Society” or to the “Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario” via Bruce’s online tribute page at or by contacting the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes- Burial and Cremation Services Inc. (519)842-4238, entrusted with all cremation arrangements, with confidence.