June 29, 2022

Death Announced of Mildred “Maggie” Adamson Taylor of Old Lyme, Former Owner of ‘The Chocolate Shell’

OLD LYME — Mildred “Maggie” Adamson Taylor, mother, grandmother, small businesswoman, and friend to many, died peacefully on Christmas Day, 2021. She was 92 …

A resident of Old Lyme then Lyme since 1960 …

It was while working as a receptionist at R. R. Donnelley that she met Douglas Taylor. They were married in 1983 …

Doug helped Maggie achieve her dream of becoming an entrepreneur, opening coffeehouse Seashell Cafe in Old Saybrook in 1984, way ahead of the expresso drink curve, and later running the Chocolate Shell sweet shop in Old Lyme. Her dear Doug died in 1992. …

Visit this link to read the full obituary published Jan. 2, 2022 in The Day.