Cherilyn A. Taylor

Cherilyn A. Taylor, 58, longtime resident of Mil­ford, NH, died on October 21, 2015 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Cen­ter, Nashua, NH.

She was born in Leba­non, NH on July 5, 1957, a daughter of Edward L. and Rita A. (Guertin) White. She was raised and edu­cated in Keene, NH and graduated from Keene High School. She contin­ued her education attending NHTI in Con­cord, NH and Hesser Col­lege and obtaining an A.S in Business Science and an A.S in Quality Assur­ance Management.

Cherilyn had been employed by Hitchiner Manufacturing Compa­ny in Milford. Cherilyn spent twenty one years at Hitchiner in various rolls. Her most recent was Mate­rial Handling, but through the years Cherilyn worked on numerous other proj­ects, such as work instruc­tion administrator. She also had many roles in the GTO facility working with the quality department.

Cherilyn had many hob­bies but one most would not have guessed at … which was her love to be the administrator for a very larger NH fish club, NH Bass Casters. In her roll, she did everything from results to Angler of year tally sheets to quick updates on the Web page to Letters to the State and numerous other commu­nications for the club’s’ success. She enjoyed working on various crafts and volunteered her time with the many organiza­tions that her grandchil­dren were involved with. Cherilyn most especially loved spending time with her family and adored her grandchildren.

Family mem­bers include three daughters, Jen­nifer Mailloux and her husband, Jeffrey, Laura McMahon and Karen Carr, all of Milford, NH: five grandchildren, Dylan-Michael Mailloux, Benjamin Mailloux, Ryan Fitzpatrick-Costello, Kay­leigh Costello and Kristo­pher Carr; a sister, Karen Lockwood of Greenville, NH; five nephews, Mi­chael Lockwood and his wife, Shaunna, and Chris­topher Lockwood all of Greenfield, NH, Brendon Lockwood of Greenville, NH, Robert White and his wife, Beth, of Greenville, NH and Richard White of NH; and honorary fam­ily, Sarah Tosto, her hus­band, C.J. and daughter Rylee, of Keene, NH and Matthew Costello and his wife, Jaime, of Milford, NH.

There are no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 31st at 10:00 am in the River of Life Church, 9 Route 101A, Amherst, NH with a reception immedi­ately following. Arrange­ments are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Mil­ford, NH. To share a mem­ory or offer a condolence, please go to