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September 1, 1916 – Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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Maria Constance (Nunes) Taylor, age 94, of Buffalo, MN, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2010 in Buffalo.

Maria was born in Portugal on September 1, 1916, to Joseph and Florence (Rica) Nunes and came to the U.S. at the age of two.

Maria was a long-time resident of the Central New York area, where she was a former employee of General Electric and an active member in Business and Professional Women, Hair Designer Guild, and the Paint and Pallet Guild. She was also a long-time hairdresser in the Central New York State area, as well as an instructor in Boces Cosmetology programs. Maria was also a 37-year breast cancer survivor.

Maria is survived by her children: Diana (Bill) McCarty of Buffalo; Carol Taylor Hart of St. Paul, MN; and stepdaughter Nancy Wright of Lake Helen, FL; grandchildren: Jonathan, Michael and Kristen McCarty; Bethany (Joel) Velasco, Erin (Jason) Couture, Corinne Taylor and several great-grandchildren.

Maria was preceded in death by her husband, Arnon L. Taylor; sister Alziria Motta, and stepson James L. Taylor.

A private family gathering and interment will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. The family requests memorials be made either to the family or to a charity of your choice.

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