Schuyler, NY – Mr. Morton F. Tillson, age 72, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in the presence of his loving family.
Mort as born on November 24, 1945 in Utica, son of the late Morton Wade and Marion (Evans) Tillson and was educated in Utica Schools. On November 19, 1976, Morton was united in marriage to the love of his life, Marian Griffith Tillson. Morton retired from Tioga Construction, but also took great pride in working for Hanna Construction/Central NY Construction.
Survivors include his loving spouse; his children: Mary Engell (Tim) of Herkimer, Cynthia Ross of Utica and Margaret Tillson (Henri) of Schuyler; Grandchildren: Raymond Sabourin, Amber Ross, Jeremy Sabourin, Ryan Engell, Margaret Sabourin, Jordan Washington and Donte Washington; his siblings: Loring (Linda) Tillson, Mark (Suzan) Tillson, and Mary (Richard) Pimpinella; his in-laws Carole Nunziata, Raymond (Patty) Griffith, Burton (Lindy) Griffith and Dale Griffith as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughters Tamara Sabourin and Holly Tillson, his son, Morton W. Tillson and his nephews Paulie and Bobby Tillson.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a service officiated by his nephew, Elder Michael Pimpinella on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7 p.m. This service will immediately follow visitation from 5-7 p.m. at Mohawk Valley Funerals and Cremations (Daniel J. Enea, owner), 7507 State Route 5 (Corner of Bidleman Road) located between Little Falls and St. Johnsville, 315-508-5131. The family wishes to thank Morton’s doctors, Dr. Amy Gorczynski and Dr. Scott Brehaut for their kindness and compassion during this difficult time. Please click above to offer online condolences.