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June TiltonMay 15, 1925 ~ January 4, 2017 (age 91)
June (Rollins) Tilton
June R. Tilton, 91, a lifelong resident of Tilton, died Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at the Franklin Regional Hospital. One of ten children, June was born in Tilton, May 15, 1925, daughter of William and Olive (Twombly) Rollins. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Tilton Northfield High School, class of 1933. June was a homemaker and in later years provided support for family and friends who needed assistance. While her children were young, she was involved with Scouts and served as a Den Mother. She was a member of the New England Sled Dog Club, and with family members, was a sled dog enthusiast.
Over the years June was active with St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Tilton and was a choir member. June was predeceased by her husband Robert L. Tilton Sr. in 1984, and sons, Peter and Dean Tilton.
She leaves her daughter, Mary Tilton and Bill Tonkin of Northfield,sons, Robert L. Tilton and wife Susan of Canterbury, Joseph H. Tilton of Laconia, and Douglas P. Tilton and wife Karen of Alaska.
Five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren
Calling hours will be held Saturday, January 7, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road (584 West Main St.) in Tilton.
A graveside service will be held when weather permits in the spring at the family lot in St. John Cemetery in Tilton.
Contributions may be made in June's name to the Franklin Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, 75 Chestnut St., Franklin, NH 03235.