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Patsy Kraft Tilton

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Patsy Kraft Tilton

AGE: 89 • Melbourne, FL ~ Formerly of Oceanport

Patsy Kraft Tilton, 89, of Melbourne, Florida, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Wuesthoff Hospice House on August 3rd, 2017. Patsy was born on May 29, 1928 in Findlay, Ohio and moved to New Jersey as a young child where she spent the majority of her life. She lived in Long Branch and was a graduate of Long Branch High School, Class of 1946. In 1960 she moved to Oceanport, to raise her family and in 2004 she permanently relocated to Florida where she lived for the remainder of her life.

She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years Richard S. (Buggs) Tilton; her mother, Leslie Eva McKinley Kraft and her father, Abraham Kraft. She is survived by her children Craig Richard Tilton of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Bonnie Tilton Edelman of Stafford, Virginia. She is also survived by her 4 granddaughters; Taryn Paige, Austin Nicole, Kendall McKinley and Evan Michelle Clay, of Virginia as well as many nieces and nephews.

A memorial gathering will be held from 9 am until the time of the service at 11 am on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Ave. in Long Branch. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Pineda Presbyterian Church, 5650 N. Wickham Rd., Palm Shores, FL 32940. Letters of condolence may be sent through the web at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 6, 2017
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