Evelyn Lois Tilton - Durgin
Evelyn L. Tilton - Durgin, 73, of Franklin passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Lakes Region General Hospital after a period of declining health. She was born in Franklin, March 31, 1947, the daughter of Everett R. Sr. and Lois E. (Keniston) Tilton. She graduated from Franklin High School, class of 1965. Evelyn worked at Webster Valve for over 30 years, retiring in 2013.
She enjoyed collecting teddy bears, music and dancing, cooking, car rides, traveling, the Amish county, the mountains and the ocean, but most of all spending time with her friends and family.
She was a 4-H Leader and also a Girl Scout Leader.
She was predeceased by her parents and two grandchildren, Patrick O'Brien & Jessica Riel.
She is survived by:
Her husband of over 23 years Steven R. Durgin of Franklin
Everett S. Tilton and wife Stacy M. of Indiana
Karl W. Durgin and wife Felisha of Montpelier, VT
Glenn V. Durgin and wife Ashley of Barre, VT
Sonya A. Riel and husband Jeffrey J. Sr. of Franklin
Evelyn L. O'Brien of Concord
Jamie M. Dimond of Meredith
27 Grandchildren and 23 Great Grandchildren
Gene R. Tilton of Milton, MA
Everett R. Tilton Jr. of Fairbanks, AK
John F. Tilton of New Hampton
Lois E. Wisler of Tilton
Deborah A. Kulacz of Franklin
Nieces and Nephews
A Funeral Service will be held at the Franklin Congregational Christian Church UCC, 47 South Main Street, Franklin on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 1:00 PM. Burial will be held in the spring at Franklin Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in Evelyn's memory to the 4-H Merrimack County, 315 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303.
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