Audrey H. Taylor

New London, N.H. — Audrey H. (Valia) Taylor, 95, of Wilmot Center Road, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at The Clough Center in New London.

She was born in Grafton, N.H., on March 3, 1917, the daughter of Leon G. and Helen M. (Sulloway) Valia. She graduated from Canaan High School in 1936, lived in Franklin and moved to New London in 1939. Mrs. Taylor worked as a housekeeper. While in Franklin she worked for Dr. Beaton and then was with the Clough Family for 18 years after moving to New London.

She was a member and past president and past vice president of the Elkins Ladies Benevolent Society. She was married to William M. Taylor on June 17, 1939, and he died in 1979.

Members of her family surviving include her daughter, Doris Moulton of Georges Mills, N.H.; a grandson, Richard W. Tower, of Elkins, N.H., a sister, Morgia Fitzpatrick, of Lake City, Fla., and cousins.

A graveside service will be held in Elkins Cemetery later in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to the Elkins Ladies Benevolent Society, P.O. Box 52, Elkins, N.H. 03233 or the New London Fire Department, 237 Main St., New London, N.H. 03257.

Chadwick Funeral Service of New London, N.H., is assisting the family with arrangements.