Tracy M. Taylor, obituary

Mon, 10/25/2021 - 2:30pm

WALDOBORO — Tracy Marie Taylor, 51, died unexpectedly on October 21, 2021 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, from complications of COVID, with her loving companion Tim by her side.

Tracy was born February 10, 1970 in Rockland, Maine to Gerald Trackim and Anna Raye Trackim. She grew up in Rockland, Maine and Massachusetts and attended local schools, graduating from Rockland High School in 1988. She worked at the Main Way convenience store in Rockland for many years, then at Pats Pizza in Augusta as well as the Rockland Lil Mart and Rockport Diner.

Tracy loved going to Old Orchard Beach, hiking, sight-seeing, going to the fairs, going out to eat, playing BINGO and a good fire with friends in the back yard.

She was a beautiful, caring, loving and thoughtful person. Tracy always put a lot of thought in buying gifts for others. She was loved by her many family and friends and was easy to be a friend to. Tracy loved dragonflies and her dog, Buddy. In recent years as her health declined she went on many road trips and adventures with her friends.

She was predeceased by her brother James Shaffer; cousin Marie Thompson; aunt Carolyn Thompson; and step-mother, Brenda Trackim.

Tracy is survived by her fiancé, Timothy Simmons of Waldoboro; mother, Anna Raye Shaffer and step-father James Shaffer of Rockland; brothers Michael Shaffer of San Antonio, Texas, Bob Shaffer of Waldoboro, and Jeff Shaffer of Brea, California, sister, Suzette Warburton of West Palm Beach, Florida; father, Gerald Trackim of Burlington, Vermont; and brothers Michael Trackim, and Jacob Trackim and sister Elizabeth Trackim all of Burlington, Vermont.

A time for visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, October 29, 2021, from 5 - 7 p.m., at Hall’s of Waldoboro, 949 Main Street, in Waldoboro.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at 10 a.m., at Hall’s of Waldoboro, followed by burial at the Shuman Cemetery, Rte. 220, Waldoboro, Maine.

Masks are required at the visitation and memorial service.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, 949 Main Street, Waldoboro.

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