Erleen Taylor Gooden, 88, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.
Born May 11, 1929 in McKeesport, PA, daughter of the late Samuel Taylor and Daisy Sargent; She was also preceded in death by husband, Lawrence Gooden, Sr. and siblings, Willie Cabbagestock, Sylvester Miott, Rev. Robert Taylor, Charles Taylor, Joseph Taylor, and Mary Taylor Bryant.
She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church.
Survivors include son, Lawrence Gooden, Jr. of McKeesport; siblings, Betty Taylor of Memphis, TN, James Taylor of Greensburg, Helen Taylor, Nathaniel Taylor, John Taylor, and Thomas Taylor all of McKeesport; five grandchildren, one great-grandchild; daughter-in-law, Samantha N. Gooden of McKeesport; sister-in-law, Dorothy Taylor of Sandstone, VA; goddaughter, Lisa Wilson Kelly of McKeesport, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Friends will be received Monday from 4-8 p.m. at the Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., 2326 Jenny Lind Street, McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 2400 Jenny Lind Street, McKeesport, Pennsylvania with Rev. Chandler Wolf officiating.
Interment will follow in the McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport, Pennsylvania.
Arrangements entrusted to the Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., McKeesport, PA.
Originally published August 03, 2017.