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Larry R. Tilburg “beloved husband, father and Pop Pop”
COSTELLO----Larry R. Tilburg, 75, of Costello, passed away with his loving family by his side on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a long illness.
Born on January 28, 1943 in Sizerville, he was a son of Robert Tilburg and Jennie Haynes Tilburg Ludwig. On June 28, 1986 in Costello, he married Joan M. Glover, who survives.
Larry attended school in Emporium. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was employed as a state inspector for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in Clearfield, retiring after 44 years of service.
Larry was a life member of VFW Post 7810 in Austin. He loved mowing his lawn, gardening, and recycling bottles. He enjoyed going to the Coffee Club at Big Mike’s. His greatest love was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Tammy (Matt) Muisiner of Emporium and Paula (Bill) McCoy of Trout Run; a stepdaughter, Amber (Josh) Roeske of Austin; a stepson, Tim (Annette) Glover of Coudersport; six grandchildren, Zac, Dallas, Ty, Keigan, Treigh, and Jase; a great-grandson, Cole Thomas Tucker; a sister, Jean (Hugh)Crosby of Austin; six brothers-in-law, Richard (Nancy) Glover, Tom (Penny) Glover, Albie Glover, Joe (Vida) Glover, and Rick (Sheri) Glover, all of Austin, and Bruce Glover of Emporium; a sister-in-law, Cindy Glover of Austin; and several aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Larry was predeceased by a granddaughter, Lea Ann McCoy; two nephews, Tom Crosby and Jason Glover; a brother-in-law, Chuck Glover; a sister-in-law, Anna Glover; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 12 noon on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at the Austin United Methodist Church, Turner Street, Austin, with the Rev. Donald R. Caskey, family member and pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Coudersport, officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Austin.
Members of the Potter County Honor Guard will accord military honors on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Patterson Cancer Center, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Larry’s family has entrusted his care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Larry, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com