The Life of ELIZABETH C. TILDEN
Elizabeth C. Tilden, 93, of Reading, passed away June 4, 2021. Her husband, Joseph J. Tilden, passed away on November 13, 1999. Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late C. LeRoy and Miriam R. (Ganter) Ebersole. She was a graduate of West Reading High School in 1946. Elizabeth was a credit manager for Pomeroy's, Berkshire Mall until her retirement. She was a longtime member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, West Reading, where she served as a Extraordinary Minister. Elizabeth loved to travel, especially with her husband, and selflessly volunteered at various non-profit organizations throughout her life. She is survived by three children: Thomas L (Dawn) Tilden, Schuylkill Haven; Patricia A. (Joseph) Stefkovich, Cedar Grove, NJ; and Deborah A. (Ronald) Seidel, Kutztown. There are four grandchildren: Aaron Michael, Deanna Barry, Aubree Shanaman, and Bryce Boyer, and four great-grandchildren: Zachary, Paige, Brooke, and Quinn. She was predeceased by one son, Joseph Tilden and one sister, Miriam R. Ryan. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, June 11, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church with burial to follow at Gethsemane Cemetery. A viewing will be held Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., West Reading. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Diabetes Foundation. Condolences may be expressed at www.kuhnfuneralhomes.com.