Patricia L. Taylor, 42, homemaker, bus driverPatricia L...

February 04, 1997

Patricia L. Taylor, 42, homemaker, bus driver

Patricia L. Taylor, a homemaker, died of breast cancer Saturday at the home of her in-laws in Dundalk. She was 42.

Mrs. Taylor was a Baltimore County school bus driver from September 1986 to September 1989 and a house parent for the Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens from 1992 to 1994.

A Baltimore native who spent most of her life in the Dundalk area, the former Patricia Lee Connelly graduated from the Institute of Notre Dame in 1972, then briefly worked for the Social Security Administration.

She married her high school sweetheart, Glenn C. Taylor Sr., in October 1972 and they settled in Eastwood. Twelve years ago, the family moved to Berkshire.

Mrs. Taylor and her family shared several hobbies, including camping and motor biking.

She was a communicant of Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church, 7945 N. Boundary Road, Dundalk, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 9 a.m. today.

Survivors include her husband; four sons, Glenn C. Taylor Jr., Charles Taylor, Robert Taylor and Steven Taylor, all of Berkshire; three brothers, Tom Connelly of Bel Air, Kevin Connelly of Dundalk and Jerry Connelly of Baltimore; and four sisters, Sally Dietz of Dundalk, Rosemary Rappa of Baltimore, Connie Smith of Bel Air and Mary Beth Vicars of Dundalk; her in-laws, Pete and Gert Taylor of Dundalk; and 11 nieces and nephews.

Meyer Chernock, 88, founded auto parts store

Meyer Chernock, founder and president of Papa Auto Parts and Service Parts Co., died of heart disease Jan. 19 at Sinai Hospital. The Pikesville resident was 88.

Mr. Chernock, who was known as Mike, founded the automotive parts business in Baltimore in 1933. It has grown to include 13 stores and more than 200 employees in the

Baltimore-Washington area.

He was active with Beth El Synagogue, the Talmudical Academy and the Save a Heart Foundation.

Services were Jan. 21.

Survivors include his wife, the former Rae Schoenfeld, whom he married in 1933; a son, Howard Chernock of Baltimore; two daughters, Cookie Kerxton of Chevy Chase and Eileen Solin of Princeton, N.J.; a sister, Ruth Lydon of New Jersey; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Isabelle F. Parker, a retired reading specialist in the Baltimore school system, died of cardiac arrest Thursday at Howard County General Hospital. The former West Baltimore resident was 70.

Mrs. Parker, who moved to Heartlands Retirement Center in Ellicott City three weeks ago, retired in 1979. She also taught adult literacy classes.

She graduated from the Hampton (Va.) Institute in 1947 with a degree in elementary education and began her teaching career in the then-segregated Calvert County schools.

The former Isabelle Jackson, who was born in Front Royal, Va., moved to Baltimore as a child. She was a 1943 graduate of Douglass High School.

She was active in the Methodist Youth Fellowship, the youth choir and the Guiding Light Circle of St. Matthews United Methodist Church, 416 E. 23rd St., where services will be held at 11 a.m. today.

She is survived by two sons, Ronald K. Monroe of Raleigh, N.C., and Garry Leigh of North Augusta, S.C.; a brother, retired Army Col. William S. Jackson of Baltimore; and four granddaughters.

Pub Date: 2/04/97

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