Audrey Tilley

December 29, 1937 to August 7, 2021


To view the livestreamed service for the late Audrey Tilley on Monday, August 16 at 10:00AM from the Carnell Memorial Chapel please follow link below:

Surrounded by her loving family Audrey passed peacefully away on August 7, 2021, after a short illness. Born and raised in Elliston, Trinity Bay, she moved to Toronto and then back to St. John’s where she enjoyed a full career with MUN and was an active member of St. Thomas’ Church.


Predeceased by her parents Clarence and Jane Tilley, sister Shirley Ryder, brothers Gerald, Roy, Doug, sister-in-law Betty Tilley, and brother-in-law Calvin Ryder.


Dearly remembered by her sisters-in-law Marion and Gertie Tilley.


Left with saddened hearts are many nephews and nieces who held her very close – David (Doris), George, Pam (Dave), Cathy (Collis), Brenda (Ken), Barb, Kim (Brian), Jackie (Dennis) and Sue Ann. As well she had 16 grand nieces and nephews and 13 great-grand nieces and nephews. The family extends a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Hillcrest Estates for their care and friendship.


Following Audrey’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  Visitation will occur Sunday Aug 15 at Carnell’s from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A service will be held in their chapel on Monday the 16th at 10am. Streaming service will be available. Internment will take place in Elliston on Tuesday the 17th at 2pm.


Donations in Audrey’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.



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I was saddened to hear about Audrey’s passing. She was a long time and valuable staff member of the Registrar’s Office at Memorial who was admired by all for her work ethic, professionalism and collegial manner. I would like to extend sincere condolences to all her family.

On behalf of the Bishop Jones Memorial Hostel “girls”, of which Audrey was one in 1954-55 while she was a student at Bishop Spencer College, I wish to extend our deepest condolences to all the family. May God Bless and Comfort you in the days ahead as you deal with your loss.

Sorry to hear of Audrey’s passing. I worked with her for many years in the Registrars office at MUN. She was a very nice person to work with and took her job very serious.
My condolences to her family and friends.
God Bless

I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. I worked with Audrey from many years at the university and she was a wonderful, caring person. My condolences to the family!

Sincere condolences to the family on Audrey’s passing. I worked with Audrey at the Registrar’s Office at MUN. She was a very hard worker and was very sociable. RIP Audrey

To the Family,
Sorry to hear of Audrey’s passing. She was a lovely lady with a great sense of humour. I fondly remember working with Audrey in the Registrar’s Office at MUN.

Marion, David, George, Pamela and Gertie
We are so sorry to hear of Audrey’s passing. We will always remember her for her humour and gentle spirit, but most of all for her perseverance, courage and optimism through the many challenges of her life.

Marion & Family
so saddened to hear of your loss. I remember Audrey from her days working at Tilley’s store in Elliston. I always remember her convertible parked by the side of the store. A lovely lady indeed.

Sincere condolences to the Family of this lovely gentle Lady! We knew her from the bldg .on Charter. May you RIP Audrey!

. Marion, so sorry to hear of your sister-in- laws passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers