|Angelina Casamento Taylor
-- Patricia Sullivan, The Washington Post Monday, December 7, 2009
Angelina Casamento Taylor, 82, a homemaker, volunteer and part-time Rockville Senior
Center employee, died of sepsis Nov. 24, 2008 at Shady Grove Nursing and
Rehabilitation Center in Rockville. She lived in Rockville.
Mrs. Taylor, a native Washingtonian and graduate of Western High School (1945),
worked in the payroll department for the Veterans Administration in the 1940s. She met
her future husband at a USO dance, and they married in 1951
While raising her family, Mrs. Taylor belonged to the PTA, volunteered at Rockville
schools and prepared meals on wheels through St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rockville.
She also belonged to Sons of Italy, a social group for Italian Americans.
When the Rockville Senior Center opened in 1982, Mrs. Taylor was the youngest
member to join, her children said. She volunteered, co-taught an aerobic exercise
program and helped with the Tuesday supper club. She ran the snack bar at midweek
bingo games and served refreshments at other events.
A son, Marine Col. John Michael Taylor, died in 2002.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, John H. Taylor of Rockville; two children,
Patrick Anthony Taylor of Aspen Hill and Sue Ann Ketchum of Damascus; a sister, Alvira
Wrothen of Clinton; four brothers, Phillip Casamento of Linthicum Heights, Joe
Casamento of Bethesda, Sam Casamento of Washington and Frank Casamento of
Cabin John; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.