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Beryl Tilden

May 2, 1925 June 30, 2020
Beryl Tilden
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Beryl Hamilton (Dean) Tilden was born in Bebington, Cheshire, England on May 2, 1925. She was the only child of Frank and Janet Dean. Beryl died at home with loved ones on June 30, 2020. She was 95.

At age six her family moved to Coulsdon England. After finishing primary school and business school she went to work with her father at Lever Bros. in London during WWII. After work she would attend dances, where she met her future husband. Harry Tilden was serving in the U.S. Navy and was a photographer for the US Embassy in London. They married on August 25, 1945. In February of 1946 Beryl crossed the Atlantic on the Queen Mary to begin her new life in New Jersey. Beryl and Harry had four sons, Bob, George, Dave and Harry. They resided in Wyckoff, NJ for almost sixty years, first on Colona St., then moving to Clinton Ave in 1961. In 2007 she moved to Middletown, NY to be near her son. She was predeceased by her husband in 1993.

Beryl loved plants, flowers and nature. Her favorite place to go was The Wildlife Center in Wyckoff and later the Orange County Arboretum. She loved calligraphy and took classes in graphology. She was talented in art and loved to draw pictures of plants and flowers. She was an avid reader. She enjoyed trips Cape Cod and loved a good whale watch. She took great pride in her family and loved spending time with them.

Beryl is survived by her son Robert and his wife Sharon, her twins David and George, her son Harry and his wife Karen. She was a loving Grandma to Jennifer her husband Steve, Melissa her husband Matt, George, Matthew, Casey, Grace and Jessica. Loved by her daughter in law, Ethel Murray. She leaves behind three Great-Grandchildren, Brianna, Caitlyn and Liam. She was a wonderful Mom, Grandma, Great-Grandma and friend. She will be deeply missed.

Viewing will be from 2-3 pm with a service starting at 3:00 Monday July 6, 2020 at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home
130 Highland Ave. Middletown, NY.

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Visitation

Monday

6

Jul

2:00 PM 7/6/2020 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 7/6/2020 3:00:00 PM
Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home

130 Highland Ave.
Middletown, NY 10940

Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home
130 Highland Ave. Middletown 10940 NY
United States

Service

Monday

6

Jul

3:00 PM 7/6/2020 3:00:00 PM - 3:30 PM 7/6/2020 3:30:00 PM
Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home

130 Highland Ave.
Middletown, NY 10940

Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home
130 Highland Ave. Middletown 10940 NY
United States
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