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Marina Tilley December 8, 1934 - November 29, 2023

We regret to announce the peaceful passing of Edith Marina Tilley of George’s Brook  – Milton at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, November 29, 2023.  She was predeceased by her parents Roland and Lillian Pelley; parents-in-law John and Elsie Tilley; infant son Rodney Tilley; sister and brother-in-law Inez and Walt Stanley; sister and brother-in-law Roma and Hughie Bailey; brother-in-law Raymond Holloway; sisters-in-law Florence Adams (Theodore) and Marion Geraci (Frank).  Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Joseph Tilley of 61 years; son and daughter-in-law William and Lois Tilley; grandson Joey Tilley (Miranda Strong); granddaughter Kristen Collins (Jordan); great granddaughter Mariana Wiseman; sisters Hollis Adey (Lloyd), Bloomfield and Dorothy (Randell Marsh), George’s Brook-Milton; brother David Pelley (Marie), George’s Brook-Milton; special niece Christine (Kent Vey); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  Marina was an educator for 29 years of which she dearly enjoyed learning and teaching.  Even upon retirement she continued to tutor students and help adults with learning to read and write.  As of late years a once vibrant mind was slowed by the onset of Dementia up until the time of her passing.  Previous to that she spend countless hours volunteering with various church groups in the George’s Brook-Milton area.

Resting at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville.  Visitation will be on Friday, December 1, 2023 from 2  – 4 and 7  – 9 p.m.  Funeral service to take place at Fewer’s Memorial Chapel, Clarenville 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2023 with interment to follow at Milton-George’s Brook Cemetery.

Funeral service to take place at Fewer's Memorial Chapel, Clarenville 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2023 with interment to follow at Milton-George’s Brook Cemetery.


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      Debbie says

      May you take comfort in knowing that Marina is now at peace .She was blessed to have had you caring for her all those years.
      Debbie Goodyear

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    Roy Oake says

    Sorry for your loss!! Condolences and prayers for the family.

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    Dawn Allen says

    Sorry to hear of Marina passing. We remember visiting her and Joe. A very nice person. Dawn, Brian and Faith Allen.

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      Mandy Densmore says

      Uncle Joe, William & Family
      Sorry for your loss! Condolence to all in this time of need. Sorry I cant make it for Furneral. Wish I could be there.
      Rest in Peace Aunt Marina. I will always have my memories of you. Our Tutoring classes after school, if I done good on a test you would take me out for supper somewhere, that was my reward for passing test. Our sunday drives we all would take. And nan too. And of course cant forget William’s love of kraft dinner with Ketchup. Aunt Marina would laugh if she was here. Give Nan a kiss for me. Fly with the Angels!
      Love you & will miss you xoxo

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    Verna Rothberg says

    My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family and friends. May your many memories of her life help you through this difficult time.
    Sending love;
    Rose Stanley Rothberg

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    Bruce & Sherry Pike & Jane Wiseman says

    Sending deepest condolences to all the family. So sorry for your loss. Thinking about you all at this very hard time. Big hugs.

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    Marilyn (Matthews) Stanford says

    Deepest sympathy to all the family from the Matthews family in Corner Brook ….Sorry for your loss .

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    Rowena and Walter Frost Hillview says

    Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, LOVE leaves a memories no one can steal With our heartfelt sympathy ❤️‍🩹 on the passing of your loved one

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    Betty Pitcher-Hawman says

    Joe, William and families. So sorry to hear of Marina’s passing, we enjoyed each others company especially when I lived in Harcourt. Well be thinking of you all.

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    Michelle LeClaire says

    Sad to hear of Marina’s passing. She was a long time friend of our late parents, Ada(Ford) and Tom Murphy of Cupid’s.

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    Linda Stone says

    Mr Tilley , David & Marie ,,William & Lois & familys we’re are so saddened to hear of Marinas. passing , Please accept our Sincere Condelances , She was a beautiful person , I had a few visits with her & she telling me a few great family stories , , I’m sorry for not visiting her more often ,
    May she Rest In Peace ,
    May God Bless 💔💔🙏🙏
    Linda & Allister Stone

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    Tracey Stanley says

    Ms Tilley was my teacher at our little school in Hillview which is long gone but the memories of her are, and what she taught me, are not. What I learned from her little classroom could never be taught in any university. Not just our beginner academics and studies but ethics and morals. After I graduated and I saw her anywhere she always wanted to know how I was or what I was doing, and she would always stop and ask how I was and she always would tell me that she knew I could accomplish anything. The encouragement from her was genuine and had a lasting effect on my life and i hope students in this generation could be so lucky to have such a teacher. Rest easy Ms Tilley, thank you for your knowledge ❤️

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    Marilyn Mcguire says

    Joe and family, Dorothy, David,
    Sorry for your loss. I remember Marina when I was growing up in Milton. She was always so pleasant and cheerful. Condolences to you all.
    Marilyn ( Adams) Mcguire.

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    Winston Brown says

    Joe, William, Lois and the Pelley family. I was saddened to hear of Marina’s passing. My condolences to you all on your loss. I first met Marina through working with Roma and in all the time I knew her, I never saw her without a smile. She was a gracious and elegant lady. We had so many wonderful chats at the post office whenever she dropped by, I always looked forward to seeing her. Again my sympathies to you all on Marina’s passing.

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    Keith Frost says

    Our heartfelt condolences to Marina’s family. Miss Tilley was one of three teachers in our tiny 3 room school house in Hillview, she will always be fondly remembered.

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    Scott Pike says

    Mrs.Tilley, the only name that I knew you by way back in the mid-70’s when I was in grade 2 or 3 L.R. Ash. I have never forgotten your sweetness and encouragement, and maybe if I was to search I’d find the book ‘Black Beauty’ that you gave me as promised for excellent attendance. Who knows what tomorrow holds but I hope your family will be comforted by their memories of you Mrs.Tilley

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    Kathy brown. says

    Edgar and I are sorry for your loss. It wasn’t an easy road as we would know this. Hold all your memories close.

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    Joyce Pittman says

    Dear Joe, David and Family, Marina was a dear sweet lady and she was my Mom, Della’s, desk mate in school. I’m sure she was greeted with open arms and love. I wish you peace and comfort, and send my sincere condolences, love and hugs, Joyce & the Pittman’s

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