Elwyn T. Tillotson

Tillotson Elwyn

Full Name
Elwyn T. Tillotson

Date of Birth
Saturday, November 5th, 1927

Date of Death
Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Obituary/Notice

Elwyn T. Tillotson, age 91, of Erie, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at LECOM at Presque Isle.  He was born in Bradford, PA, November 5, 1927.

Elwyn was a graduate of Lincoln High School, class of 1945. After graduation he worked as an engineer on the Great Lakes Steamship. He was drafted by the United States Army in 1945, and sent to Germany to occupy at the end of the Second World War, as a military police officer. In 1948, after serving in Germany, he returned to the boats and later retired. In 1951 Elwyn met Dorothy Snyder, they married August 31, 1957, and moved to Erie in 1959. He was a member of the American Legion and he loved to garden and travel.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy A. Conley Tillotson; a son, Hugene W. Snyder; two daughters, Sandra Urban, and Dorothy Jude. Elwyn is further preceded by his sisters, Ivelle Tillotson, Fairy Tillotson, and Xyla Austin; brothers, Lionel Tillotson, Gay Kramer, and Jay Tillotson.

He is survived by a son, Richard J. Snyder, of Green Bay, WI, one grandchild, whom he raised, Robert Snyder, and a special niece, Rosemary Gilling. He is further survived by his brothers, George Tillotson, of Bradford, PA, and Gaylord Tillotson, of Wesleyville; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Burton Wintergreen Funeral Home, 2532 Norcross Rd, Erie, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and are invited to a funeral service there, Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Erie County Memorial Gardens.

Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.


Calling Hours

When
Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Address
Burton Wintergreen Funeral Home – East Millcreek/Belle Valley - 2532 Norcross Rd. Erie, PA 16510

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When
Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Address
Burton Wintergreen Funeral Home – East Millcreek/Belle Valley - 2532 Norcross Rd. Erie, PA 16510

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Service Information

When
Thursday, June 27th, 2019, 10:00 AM

Address
Burton Wintergreen Funeral Home – East Millcreek/Belle Valley - 2532 Norcross Rd. Erie, PA 16510

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Interment

When
Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Address
Erie County Memorial Gardens - 7880 Edinboro Road ERIE, PA 16509

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