Indian Land, SC — Frank M. Taillon, Sr., 95, of Indian Land, SC, and a former longtime resident of Plaistow, NH, and Haverhill, MA, died on January 14, 2014, in Fort Mills, SC.
Born, raised, and educated in Haverhill, son of the late Frank W. and Ethel (Landry) Taillon, he graduated from Haverhill High School with the Class of 1937 and went on to attend Merrimack College in North Andover, MA.
Mr. Taillon worked as a machinist for Western Electric for twenty-seven years. He previously worked for several years at Taillon Tire Shop.
A member of the former Holy Angels Parish in Plaistow and St. Joseph’s Parish in Haverhill, he attended St. Philip Neri Church in Fort Mills, SC. He was also a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, the Knights of Columbus, and was a lifetime member of D.A.V Hannah Duston Post. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, snowmobiling, camping, and boating.
He was predeceased by his loving wife of sixty-one years, Clairinda (Lapierre) Taillon, and is survived by four sons, Frank M. Taillon, Jr. and his wife, Judith A., of Indian Land, SC, Gregory J. Taillon and his wife, Susan J., of Plaistow, and Michael J. Taillon and his wife, Judith B., of Portland, ME, Matthew J. Taillon of Largo, FL; two daughters, Hope Carlyn M. Taillon of Largo, FL, and Revelle M. Paquette and her husband, Daniel, of Plaistow; fifteen grandchildren, Robin Montisanti, Jonathan M. Barbeau, Samuel D. Barbeau, Naomi E. Barbeau, Stephen J. Taillon, Scott G. Taillon, Shari-Ann Bishop, Christopher M. Taillon, Jenelle A. O’Brien, Erin M. Drislane, Jennifer A. Casoni, Zachary D. Taillon, Elizabeth C. Taillon, Michael A. Taillon, and Joshua S. Taillon; seventeen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. He was also predeceased by his brothers, Earle V. and Robert N. Taillon and a grandson, Kristian Woodson.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Sunday, January 19, 2014, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main Street, Route 121A, Plaistow, NH. His funeral will begin on Monday at 9 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Avenue, Haverhill, MA. Burial will be in the spring in Holy Angels Cemetery, Plaistow. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit our website, www.brooksidechapelfh.com.