Cynthia Jane Loesel Taylor
Cynthia Jane Loesel was born to George Orville and Mary Anstead Loesel, in Erie, Pennsylvania, May 29, 1930. C.Y. as she is known married James Snow Taylor on December 27, 1952. The have three children: Tracey Elizabeth, Mary Beth and James Snow Taylor, Jr.
C.Y. graduated from Strong Vincent High School in 1948. She was a cheerleader and member of the National Honor
Society. After her high school graduation she entered Penn State's Erie Behrend Campus and was a member of the first
class when that branch opened. At the time it was a one year school, she transferred to the main campus where she
earned her B.A. in Education. Cynthia became a teacher in the Erie School System and later was the head instructor for
the Reyburn School of Sailing at the Erie Yacht Club.
After her divorce from Jim Taylor, C.Y. changed careeres and became a realtor with Jane Theurkauf Realtors. After Jane's
retirement she helped Nan Held start a very succcessful Real Estate Agency, she is now with Sue Sutto Realtors and for
many years has been a multi-million dollar producer. She was named Realtor of the Year in 2001. Cynthia retired from the
active real estate business in 2008. She is now a very active volunteer in the Erie comunity spending time at the Emanus
Soup Kitchen and the Tom Ridge Center.
She was a competitive sailor, one of Erie finest women sailors winning many honors at the Erie Yacht Club. She is active
in many organizations including the Kiwanis Club of Erie and still meets on a monthly basis with her high school girlfriends.
One of her favorite things in life is spending time with her two grandchildren Hunter and Hannah Belgie.
Realator of the Year
Cynthia Race Car Driver
At Age 77 (150 mph)
Cynthia Long Before She Was
A Race Car Driver
Cynthia Whiping Up The
Family Breakfast At Ferncliff
Cynthia's Son Jamie and
Jamie's Wife Maureen
Cynthia's Daughter and Husband
Cynthia's Daughter Tracey With Her Mom
Cynthia Flanked by Brother's
Ricahrd and Gib
Children of Jim and Cynthia:
Tracey Elizabeth Taylor 5.4.1955
Mary Beth Taylor 3.24.1959
James Snow Taylor 5.22.1063