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Margaret H. Tilton
Margaret B. (Hill) Tilton, 91, a long time resident of Franklin, died Monday, December 17, 2018 at her home after a long illness with her family by her side. She was born in North Conway on May 3, 1927 the daughter of Arthur and Geraldine (Dinsmore) Hill. She grew up and was educated in the Bartlett School District and was a graduate of the Laconia Hospital School of Nursing.
Margaret was employed as a registered nurse at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen, where she worked for over 20 years, retiring in the 1990's. She was previously employed at the Shepard Nursing Home in Franklin. Margaret enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, watching her bird feeders and loved to bake for her family including cakes, cookies and pies.
Her family includes her 5 sons: John R. Tilton of Franklin, Michael A. Tilton of Tilton, David C. Tilton of Belmont, Timothy R. Tilton of Andover and Michael R. Tilton of Andover. Her 3 daughters: Barbara A. Barton of Andover, Karen S. Barton of Spartanburg, SC and Betty J. Abbott of Franklin. Her 24 grandchildren, 41 great- grandchildren and 5 great great-grandchildren. Her 2 brothers: Brian Hill of Bartlett and Donald Hill of Bartlett and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband Robert C. Tilton in 1999 a daughter Nancy Kinney in 2018 and her sister, Leona Belanger.
Calling hours will be Sunday, December 23, from 2 to 4pm at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Park Cemetery in Tilton.
Expression of Sympathy may be made to the Resident Christmas Fund, Merrimack County Nursing Home, 325 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303.