Marilyn Ann Balogh-Taylor
September 18, 1942- October 31, 2020
Marilyn Ann Balogh-Taylor, 78, of Solomons, MD, died at the Solomons Nursing Center October 31, 2020 from complications of health issues. She was a native of Jackson Heights, New York, where she spent her early years. Marilyn attended St. Agnes Academic High School, where she graduated with honors. She then attended St. Joseph’s College for Women where she graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree. She then went on to Fordham University, where she completed her education and graduated with her Masters of Science in teaching math. Marilyn when on to teach math in New York from 1969 until 1974 when she married her husband Hank Taylor. They lived in Maine until 1978 when she and Hank moved to Maryland. Marilyn went on to gain her certification to teach math in the Maryland public school system, and taught in grades 5-12. Later she became a guidance counselor at Calvert Middle School where she worked until her retirement in 2009. Marilyn was a member of St. Anthony’s Church where she was active in the Ladies of Charity, and a Rosary group. She later attended Jesus the Good Shepherd Church until her health would not allow her to attend. Marilyn was a third order Franciscan devoted to the teachings of St. Francis. Her faith has always been of the utmost importance to her. She had a love for our Lord and his mother Mary. She had a very generous and giving heart, she gave to many charities which were near and dear to her! If there was a need, she would try to do what she could to help out. She also enjoyed going to lunch with her fellow “guidance counselor friends.” She was very close to her co-workers and students. Marilyn is survived by her nephew James Balogh (Leigh) of Boston, niece Anne Richardson (Bill), great nephew Andrew of Florida, cousins Billy Barklage (Mary) of Sarasota, FL, Janet Barklage (late husband Bob) of New Jersey, devoted friends Chad and Bobbie Martin, numerous cousins and a host of friends. Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, James and Kathleen (Gardiner) Balogh, husband Henry Taylor, a brother James Joseph Balogh, and cousins Robert Barklage, and Little Billy Barklage who had a very special place in her heart.
The Mass for Marilyn will be live streamed on the Jesus the Good Shepherd YouTube channel, which can be accessed by using the following link. https://www.youtube.com/c/JesustheGoodShepherdCatholicCommunity