She leaves behind her husband of 62 years, Robert C. Taylor; her six children, Eilie Taylor of Portsmouth, N.H., Julie Taylor Moran and her husband Paul of Concord, Kathi Taylor and Ted Budzyna of E. Dennis, Bob Taylor and his wife Lisa of Chelmsford, Paul Taylor of Chelmsford, and Karen Odell and her husband Mark of Groton; 10 grandchildren; her sister, Virginia King of Brewster; her brother, Father John Hughes of Fitchburg; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by Sister Eileen Hughes C.S.J., Robert Hughes, and Joseph Hughes.
Born and raised in Brighton, daughter of the late Patrick and Jane (O”Gara) Hughes, Marie lived in Framingham for 25 years before moving to Northborough in 1975. She was a graduate of St. Columbkille High School in Brighton.
As an active member of St. Rose of Lima Parish, she was a member of the women's guild. She was also a longtime member of the Northborough Garden Club.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, Dec. 26, from 4 – 7 p.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, Dec. 27, at 10 a.m., in St. Rose of Lima Church, 244 West Main St., Northborough. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Northborough Garden Club, P.O. Box 923, Northborough, MA 01532
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