Shirley R. (Carr) Tilton, 89, Retired from Western Electric

Shirley R. (Carr) Tilton, 89, the wife of the late Omar E. Tilton, Sr., passed away Oct. 27 at Holy Family Hospital in Haverhill with her loving family by her side.

Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late George and Ruth P. (Packer) Carr. Raised and educated in Haverhill, she attended Haverhill schools. Tilton was employed at the former Western Electric before raising her family. She was an avid reader who enjoyed sewing, cooking and square dancing. She loved travelling to the local beaches and the mountains. Tilton was a member of the West Congregational Church in Haverhill and sang in the choir. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Tilton is survived by her children, Omar E. Tilton, Jr. of Haverhill; Valerie Joy Tilton of Haverhill; a brother, Robert Bruedle; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brother Edmund Bruedle and sister Janet Guzeski.

Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill. Funeral services will be private.