Funeral Mass for Philomena Forde Taylor
A funeral mass will be said this Saturday, January 27, for Philomena Forde Taylor, who worked in the Program Related Investment (PRI) office and its successor unit during the 1990s. She died January 22 at the age of 81.
The mass will be said at 10 a.m. at St. Teresa’s Roman Catholic Church at 44th Street and 50th Avenue in Woodside, Queens, in New York City.
Ms. Taylor, a native of County Limerick in Ireland, began work for Ford as a secretary in PRI in 1991 and was promoted to senior secretary in 1993 and then supervising secretary in 1995.
She remained with the unit when its name was changed to Asset Building and Community Development/Economic Development, and became its administrative coordinator in 1999. She retired later that year.