Richard Tilghman

Richard A. "Rick" Tilghman Sr.

Tuesday, July 31st, 1951 - Monday, February 22nd, 2021
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Obituary

Richard A. Tilghman, Sr. of Mt. Holly passed away Monday February 22, 2021
at Virtua Hospital in Mt. Holly, at the age of 69. He was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa and
had been a longtime resident of Mt. Holly. Rick was a 1970 graduate of Northern
Burlington Regional High School. He retired from the Trenton US Postal Service after
30 years working as a Mail Processor. Rick was very active in the community sports
programs, coaching wrestling and baseball or whichever sport his children were
involved in. He loved cars and especially old trucks, surf fishing on LBI and most of
all spending time with his family. Rick was a loving husband, father, grandfather,
brother, son, uncle and friend who will be deeply missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his father Tom Tilghman, step-father John
Redwanski and his sister Pattie Timmerman. Rick is survived by his wife of 49 years
Linda (Orban); his children: Richard A. Tilghman Jr. and Dawn Tilghman; his mother
Arlene Redwanski; and his grandchildren: Sophia & Jasmine Tilghman, Stephen &
Kayla Roccia. He is also survived by his brother: Kraig Redwanski, step brother
Roger Redwanski, step sister Valerie Darnell; and his nieces and nephews: John
Redwanki, Kristy Timmerman, Shannon Adcock, Jason & Vicki Redwanski and
Michelle Darnell.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday March 1, 2021 at 8PM at the Lee
Funeral Home, 317 High St., Mt. Holly. Relatives and friends may visit with the
family Monday evening from 6 – 8 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be private
and at the convenience of the family. Email condolences to the family at
leefuneralservices.com. Arrangements were made with Ed Kaelin III at the Lee
Funeral Home, Mt. Holly.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, March 1st, 2021 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, March 1st, 2021 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Lee Funeral Home
    Address
    317 High Street
    MOUNT HOLLY, NJ 08060
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, March 1st, 2021 | 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, March 1st, 2021 8:00pm
    Location
    Lee Funeral Home
    Address
    317 High Street
    MOUNT HOLLY, NJ 08060
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Bob Santilli
  • Interment

    Location
    Lakeview Memorial Park
    Address
    Rt. 130
    CINNAMINSON, NJ
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    Notes
    Private

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Terri Valenti

Posted at 08:50pm
Once a GREYHOUND Always a GREYHOUND.
Will always remember our shared HIGH SCHOOL times.
What a decent nice person. Will be missed by so many.

Terri Valenti, Augusta GA
MD

Mike DeGregory

Posted at 11:24pm
So sorry to learn of Rick’s passing. I retired from the post office last year. I never worked with Rick and did not know him very well. But he always seemed to have a pleasant presence that helped make the work place better and special. My prayers and condolences for your loss. May fond memories be a comfort........Mike DeGregory

Kristy Timmerman

Posted at 01:47pm
I have such fond memories of Uncle Rick when I was kid a we lived in New Jersey. We moved away but I spent many summers with my grandpa, who always made sure we spent some time at Uncle Rick and Aunt Linda's. I have such wonderful memories of playing games at their house, swimming and a trip to Atlantic City. He was so much fun to be around and I will miss him. Thinking of my Aunt and cousins during this difficult time. Much love to all!
SK

Scott Kelleher

Posted at 12:21pm
Wanted to express our sympathy to your family. It was always a comfort having your parents behind us. I know my parents Jim and Eileen felt the same way. Rest easy Mr. Tilghman.........Scott and Neil Kelleher

Nicholas Sinopoli

Posted at 01:26am
Working for the Post Office, Rick an I had a lot in common...Not the same office, although at one time I thought he was going to transfer to Mt. Holly (but he never did)...He would stop by every now and then and talk to my neighbor and me...Nice guy...So sorry to read and hear this sad news...RIP my friend...
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