Linda Taylor, 74
Linda Taylor, 74, of West Wareham, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020, at Tobey Hospital. Linda was the loving partner and companion of 47 years to Judy Greenlaw, also of West Wareham. She was born in Wareham the daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred (Angell) Taylor.
She earned her Master’s Degree from Boston University. She taught physical education at Wareham High School for 12 years and developed the Girls Field Hockey program and was the Girls Varsity Basketball Coach. She also taught in the Old Rochester School District, Upper Cape Cod Technical Regional High School and was a coach at UMass Dartmouth. She later worked as a Social Worker at the New Bedford Crisis Center. She also enjoyed tennis and was a semi-pro basketball player. She was a strong supporter of Title IX, giving women athletes the right to equal opportunity in sports in educational institutions. Linda and Judy owned and operated the Siberian Husky Kennel of Wareham and Bridgewater. They raised, raced and showed their dogs winning a National Specialty award. They had many favorite dogs and pets over the years but most recently it is Jasper and Zoe.
Linda is survived by her partner Judy Greenlaw and many loving relatives, friends and colleagues. She was the sister of the late Kathleen “KT” Taylor, Richard “Dicky” Taylor and Donnie Taylor.
Memorial gifts may be made to Champs Shelter Wareham 1057 Main Street, West Wareham MA 02576
Funeral services will be held at a later date. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.warehamvillagefuneralhome.com Funeral arrangements are in the care of Wareham Village Funeral Home 5 Center Street Wareham, MA 02571