Tilson, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Tilson, 105, went to be with her Lord and Savior the evening of August 22nd, 2019, at Westminster Village Health Center in Dover, DE. A visitation followed by a memorial service will be held this Friday, August 30, starting at 9:30 AM at McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803.

Mrs. Tilson was born February 17, 1914, in Stamford, CT to Michael and Barbara Gluz. Her husband, Francis G. Tilson, to whom she was married for 62 years, predeceased Elizabeth, as did her three children, Frank Jr., Billy, and Barbara. Mrs. Tilson was an avid organic gardener, a fabulous cook, talented seamstress and strong in her faith in Jesus Christ.

She is survived by her grandchildren Stephanie King (Jerry), William Tilson, Christine Patton, Matthew Tilson, and Dean Albright, along with nine great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren, many grand and great nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by one grandchild (Leslie Monroe) and two great grandchildren (Gabrielle Bowman and Jordan Tilson).

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Westminster Village for their loving care of Elizabeth. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made by using this link and selecting Westminster Village in Dover: