Wayne S. TillotsonJune 16,2013
Wayne S. Tillotson
Wayne S. Tillotson
BERLIN — Wayne Sargent Tillotson, 97, formerly of Berlin and the Central Vermont area, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at the Greensboro Nursing Home.
Born June 9, 1916, in Johnson, he was the son of Glen and Daisy (Sargent) Tillotson. He attended Johnson Elementary School and graduated from Johnson High School in 1934.
On March 10, 1941, he married Hazel Grace Brown. Following their marriage, they made their home in Newport until moving to East Barre in 1946. Two years later, they moved to Lower Graniteville and in 1983 moved to Greensboro Bend. In 1986, they began residing at the Weston Mobile Home Park in Berlin. Mrs. Tillotson died July 22, 1996.
After Tropical Storm Irene, Mr. Tillotson lived with his daughter, Cynthia Stewart, for a year before becoming a resident at the Greensboro Nursing Home.
In earlier years, he worked in the dairy industry for the H.P. Hood Company as a tester in the Newport area. Later, Wayne worked in the granite industry for many years at the Rock of Ages Quarry as a bar runner until his retirement in 1990.
He enjoyed vegetable gardening, reading, and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his children, Carolyn Kircher of Greensboro Bend, Carlene Badeau of Kissimmee, Fla., Dwayne Tillotson of Piermont, N.H., and Cynthia Stewart of Berlin; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Glenna Rice of Whitefield, N.H.
Besides his wife and parents, a sister, Shirley Estona, predeceased him.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 18, at 2 p.m. in the Mountain View Cemetery in Lowell.
Family and friends may call at the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m.
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