Edward T. Tilden
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Haverhill - Edward T. Tilden, 94, passed away unexpectedly November 18, 2019 at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton.
Born in Malden on December 5, 1925, he was the son of the late Theodore and Mabel (Harding) Tilden.
Edward was educated in Malden, and served his country during WWII as a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps until his honorable discharge as a PFC in 1946. For 47 years Edward applied his many skills to a variety of jobs, his last position as custodian for the Timberlane Regional School District. He was a faithful member of Riverside Church where he sang in the choir and served as an usher, and was a member of the American Legion Post 4. He was devoted to his family, and enjoyed making ship models and reading.
Edward is survived by seven children, Anne Pettengill and her husband, Richard, of Exeter, NH, Jane Noyes and her husband, Edward, of Bradenton, FL, James Tilden and his wife, Donna, of Farmville, VA, David Tilden and his wife, Linda, of Sandown, NH, Michael Tilden and his wife, Sandra, of Clarksville, Tenn., Susan Greco and her husband, Chris, of Sarasota, FL, Steven Tilden and his wife, Beth, of Haverhill; 20 grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 74 years, Marjorie A. Tilden, and his great granddaughter Rebecca Landry.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours at Riverside Church from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, November 23rd, to be followed by a 12 p.m. funeral service at Riverside Church. Interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Please consider donations in Edward's name to Riverside Church, 278 Groveland St., Haverhill, MA 01830. Arrangements under the direction of Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main St., Haverhill. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.dcsfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 21, 2019


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Nov 22, 2019
Mike, Donna and I are so very sorry for your loss!
Glenna M. Ordway
Nov 21, 2019
I`m so sorry for your loss of a loved one,he is now with the love of his life & resting in peace, he was a wonderful man,he will be missed by many
Carol & Clint aArnold
Nov 21, 2019
We are so saddened to hear of our brother-in -laws death. He was the very best brother anyone could have.
He will be so missed by his large family and many friends in the Haverhill and N.H. area. May her Rest In Peace with Marjorie.
Barbara & Nelson Arnold
Nov 21, 2019
Special man. Special brother in law. Wish we could be there to celebrate his life. Joyful and sad, but now he and Marjorie are together again.