Gerald Tilley

November 27, 1931 to October 7, 2019

Obituary

Gerald Tilley, age 87 years, passed away on October 7, 2019 at the Health Science Centre. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Marion, sons David (Doris) and George; five grandchildren: Susan (Liam) Squires, Sarah (Darrell) Critch, Stephen (Erin Alexander), Adam (Jessica), and Laura (Noel) Sparrow; seven great-grandchildren: Joshua, Chase, Stephen, Jacob, Miriam, Benjamin, and Dawson. Also leaving to mourn his sister Audrey and his brother Doug (Gertie), as well as a circle of special nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends. Predeceased by his father Clarence Tilley, mother Jane (Porter) Tilley, brother Roy, and sister Shirley Ryder. Visitation at Carnell’s Funeral Home on Freshwater Road on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery on Blackmarsh Road. No flowers by request.

Schedule

Visitations

2-4 p.m. on October 9, 2019

7-9 p.m. on October 9, 2019

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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funeral

11:00am, Thursday October 10th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Inurnment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road.


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George and family. I was so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. It is always hard to lose a parent even when they have had a full and satisfying life. Please accept my sincere sympathy and I know you have many good memories of your dad to treasure.

Dave and Family, please accept our condolences at this time, of loss,. Your dad had a long life, however it is always sad to say goodbye. Cherish the good memories and know our thoughts are with you.

Anne and Don Pennell

George and family, I am sorry to hear of your fathers passing. I just found out from friends that his funeral was today, I wish I had known and been able to attend. Your Dad and I worked a a committee many years ago, and he was a wonderful person to serve with. Take care.regards

Dear Mrs. Tilley, George and David,

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I have wonderful memories growing up on Halifax Street.. Mr. Tilley was truly a wonderful man! May he rest in peace.

Warmest regards,,
Annette Creaser (Cahill) & Darryl Creaser – Halifax, NS

George, our deepest sympathies to you and your family on the passing of your dad. May he rest in peace.

Nina & Donnie Smith

To Dave, Doris & all your family,
Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of Mr. Tilley.

Dave and Family
My deepest sympathies on the passing of your Dad.
I hope you have lots of fond memories.

George and family, Sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Cherish the memories, thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Take care

Dave, Doris, and Family ,
Deepest condolences with the passing of your dear Dad. It was a ripe old age, and I’m sure he had a very full and enjoyable life. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you in your time of loss.

Ron Coish

George,
So sorry for the loss of your Dad. Big milestone . Just noted in paper or would have been to visitation
A great life lived 🙂 and wonderful memories for you personally and your family.
Thinking of you
Fondly
Anne Williams

So sorry for your loss. I remember Gerald fondly from my growing up years in Elliston. Thinking of you Marion and your family.

Doug and Gertie
Our deepest sympathies on Gerry’s passing.
Please know our thoughts are with you both at this difficult time.
Eric and Mary Dunne

Sarah, Susan and families,
You are in our prayers and thoughts at this time. Please accept our sincere condolences.

Audrey and Family:

On behalf of the Bishop Jones Memorial Hostel girls I would like to pass along our deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of your brother, Gerald. May God Bless and Comfort you in the days ahead as you deal with your loss.

Very sorry to hear the loss of mr Tilley. May Almighty give family strength to bear the untimely loss . Please accept our sincere condolences.

Mrs.Tilley and family, so sorry to hear of Mr. Tilley’s passing. Extending sincere condolences. Geraldine Baker and family.

Marion and all members of the family,
We are so sorry to hear of Gerald’s passing. We have many fine memories of our association with him over the years. We extend our sincere condolences to you all.
Fred and Sandra Rowe

George and Family:
Sorry to here of your fathers passing. I had the pleasure of meeting him a few times and only a couple of weeks ago when we met at a local restaurant we talked about him and your mother.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Take care.
Harold & Clara Spracklin

Tilley family—- sorry to hear the news ( while in Florida) about your father. May you have comfort in knowing that you have family and friends who share your sorrow.

So sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my sympathy at this sad time. I know that your many memories of happy times spent together will help you all through this difficult time and in the days ahead.

Carolyn (Pauly) Hutchings

So sorry to hear of Gerald’s passing. He was a lovely, kind, gentle man. Marion, Doug, George and families., please accept our deepest sympathies.

Dave and Family,

So sorry to hear about your Father’s passing. He was a wonderful man.

Thinking of you all as you gather to remember “Pop” Tilley. Praying that God will give you peace as you share your memories, comfort as you grieve. He was such a gentle soul. Our condolences.

George and Dave
So sorry to hear of your Dad’s. I knew him through ham radio and visited his radio shack several times. I always enjoyed our conversations. My sincere condolences at this sad time.

Thinking of you and your family during this very sad time.
Please accept our deepest sympathy.

Dave and Family
Sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Shriners RV Park, Eastport

Im so very sorry to hear of Mr. Tilleys passing.
He was such a kind soul who.will be deeply missed.

Marion. We have very pleasant memories of our times together while at university and after. Please accept our sincere condolences. Roy and Evelyn Stockley

So very sorry to hear of Mr Tilley’s passing my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. It was a pleasure to have known him in the short time I had. He was a wonderful loving man whom will forever be loved and missed by all who knew him. Fly high with the Angels God Bless

Mrs. Tilley, George, David and family, I have such fond memories of Mr. Tilley growing up on Halifax Street. Such a kind and gentle man. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Shawn Cahill

George and family,
Sorry to hear about the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time.
Scott Kavanagh

Susan,
Thinking of you and all your family at this sad time and sending my sincere sympathy.
Brenda Rowe

Susan and family so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you.

George and family, Our condolences on your father’s passing. Jennifer Jeans and Garland Jennings

Doug and family, Sorry to hear of your brother’s passing. May the Good Lord continue to be with you, especially at this time.

George,
So very sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. May fond memories of your Dad sustain you through the days and weeks ahead. Please accept my heartfelt sympathy.

Audrey, I am so sorry for the loss of your brother.
My sincere sympathy to you and the family members.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Marion, David, George, and families. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Gerald was a wonderful person indeed. I am sure you will all miss him dearly. Please accept my deepest and heartfelt sympathy. Keep Gerald and his memory in your heart always.

Marion. Am so sorry to hear of Gerald’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Condolences to all the family.

Marion, David, George and Family,
Sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing, our thoughts and prayers will be with you during the next few days. Hopefully you will find comfort in the great memories you have !!!!
Judy and Keith Allen

Sarah, Darrell & Family

My thoughts and prayers to you all on the passing of your father, father-iin-aw, and grandfather.

I met Mr Tilley several times at Darrell’s mother’s. He was such a lovely man.

May you all find comfort in the Lord.

God Bless
Joanne Cooper – Gerry’ wife.

George and family
We were classmates in Commerce at Memorial as your Dad finished his degree. In his business career and volunteer endeavours Gerry took a leadership role. He had a long and productive life. He is now at rest and may that rest be in peace.
Sincere condolences to all your family.

Marion and family.So sorry to hear of geralds passing.May all the good memories help you all get through this time iof sorrow . I will miss his visits for service on his vehicle at avalon ford

So very sorry to hear about Uncle Gerald’s death. He leaves many great memories and will be missed greatly.

So very sorry to hear of Mr. Tilley’s passing. I have so many fond memories of working with him over the years. He’s such a very special person. My condolences to all the family .