Betty Josephine (Jo) Taylor (nee Edison)

July 19, 1943 to June 29, 2020


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Josephine (Jo) Taylor at the PCU, Dr. L.A. Miller Centre on Monday, June 29, 2020 after a lengthy battle with dementia and multiple myeloma, aged 76. Jo is predeceased by her parents, Violet and Arthur Edison, sisters Joyce (Wheeler) and Marie Losasso), and brother Jack.

Leaving to mourn her adoring husband, Brian; loving sons Christopher and Marcus (Nancy); sisters Beryl Manuel (Bruce) and Lorraine Renard (Larry), brother David (Vicki), sisters-in-law Daphne (Jack) and Pat Stanley (nee Taylor), together with many nephews and nieces.

Cremation has taken place, and a private family gathering will take place at a later date.  Our sincere thanks to the nurses and doctors at 4NA at the Health Science Centre, and to the nurses at the PCU, whose tender care eased Jo’s final days. To send a message of condolence, please visit


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Brian and Family,
So sorry to hear of Jo’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Stan & Mary King

Brian & Family:
Our sincere condolences on the passing of Jo. We hold such great memories of the great times we had in the past.

Austin & Sheila Bennett
Windsor. Ont.

Chris sorry about your Mom
Sandra and Keith Rendell

Donna and the Taylor family, I was saddened to read today of the passing of your Aunt Jo, as I know she was like a sister to you. I remember meeting her several times and always thought of her as such a sweet and vibrant person. I am sure she will be missed by all. My condolences to you and her family.


So sorry to hear of Jo’s passing. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

by David & Vera Blagg

Brian, the Taylor & Edison families. Deepest sympathy on the passing of your loved one, Josephine. May she rest in peace.
Sincerely, Joan Hatfield and family.

Brian & family,
So shocked & Saddened to hear of Jo’s passing, even though we haven’t been in touch for awhile, we think of both of you often…we have a lot of great memories over the years., she was always so pleasant to be around, and she is certainly going to be missed….
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Brian and family,
So sorry to hear of Jo’s passing.. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very difficult time. We have wonderful memories of spending time with both you and Jo at the CIPH meetings and Christmas dances. So sorry for your loss.

My deepest condolences to you, Brian, and all the family. I have wonderful memories of dinners and Rummoli games at your house. May she Rest In Peace.

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family for the loss of Jo. Her kindness, love and the good times we had together over the years will be sorely missed.

Carol Ann and Severin, and family

Brian and family
Sorry to hear of Jo’s passing. My deepest sympathy,thoughts and prayers are with you and yours at this sad and difficult time, God Bless, RIP JO

Uncle Brian, Christopher and Marcus, I am so sorry to hear of Auntie Jo’s passing. I had always enjoyed seeing her. She was a fun lady! I am glad to have seen her last year when we came to Newfoundland! She gave me a puffin statue because I had never seen one and I call it Josephine. She will always be with you all! My love to you all!

Brian, we are so sorry to hear about Jo’s passing.
Our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family, at this sad and difficult time.

Sending my sincere condolences to the family. at this sad and difficult time.

So sorry to hear about Josephine’s passing I’m thinking about you all. Love Bev

Brian, sincere condolences on Jo’s passing. Steve & Mary Bugden

We are so sorry to hear of Jo’s illness and passing.
We have great memories of fun times with you both, and of course, your friendship with Dad.
Be assured of our prayers for her and you all.
Helen and Hollis

Sending our sincere sympathy to you and your family on Jo’s death She was such a kind loving person she will be missed

Brian, Chris and  Marcus, I’m so very sorry for your loss. Jo was such a caring person and amazing friend to my Mom. I have many wonderful memories of chatting with her when our families got together at the many parties and celebrations over the years. She will be greatly missed by our circle of family and friends.

Brian and Family,
Our Heartfelt thoughts are with you all at this difficult time of the passing of our Beautiful Lifetime Friend. We are sending you Our Love and Hugs. God Bless.
Wayne & Trula

So very sorry to hear about Jo. Please accept our condolences. We’ll always remember the good times and the card games we had together.

Brian, Christopher, Marcus and families. I am so sorry to hear this very sad news. I have many fond memories I reflect on from time to time of the year I lived with your family. She opened her doors and arms to us and mothered us through our teenage ups and downs. She is and will always be fondly remembered. Hugs.

So sorry to hear of Josephine’s passing…Our deepest condolences to the family….Rosalind and Phonse..

Condolences to the family

Brian & Family , So Sorry to hear of Jo’s passing, thinking of you at this difficult time

Brian & Family Sincere condolences to you and your family. Jo leaves behind a lasting legacy in her kindest to others and her beautiful personality.. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Ruth McDonald

Brian & Family & esp. devoted sister Beryl Deepest Sympathy re Jo’s passing. We Shared many Special occasions celebrating over the years with a group of friends that included Jo & Brian. (FUN TIMES) May all your happy memories help you through this difficult time..
Ros & (Derrick)

Deepest sympathy of the passing of your wife and mother . May all the good memories of her life get you all through this time of sorrow

Brian and family I am so sorry for your loss I have now lost two of my very best friends Barb

Brian, so sorry to hear of Jo’s passingly, my
Prayers and thoughts are with you, take care,

Brian and Family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all
during this difficult time.
We have wonderful memories of Jo during
our many times together at the Whitten’s..