Mary Tillotson

November 23, 2023

Mary Tillotson Obituary

Tillotson, Mary (Nee Halbeisen)

80, of St. Petersburg died peacefully surrounded be her loving family on November 23, 2023. She was the wife of Bruce Tillotson. She is survived by her four children from a previous marriage to William B. Lavin: Elizabeth (Michael) Kelley, William (Lisa) Lavin, Theresa (David) Gibbons and Joseph Lavin and six grandchildren Caitlin Kelley, Jake Gibbons, Megan Gibbons, Kaylee Lavin, Mary Gibbons and Ian Lavin. She will be missed by her family and the many nieces and nephews who loved her, along with her many friends in Southern New Jersey and Madeira Beach, FL. Mary grew up in Haddonfield, NJ with her mother and father Joseph and Gertrude Halbeisen and her three sisters Trudy (Charles) Calhoun, Anne (James) Murphy and Rita (Thomas) Greene. Mary attended Christ the King and St. Mary of the Angels Academy in Haddonfield as well as Gwynedd Mercy University. She worked at New Jersey American Water where she met her husband Bruce. They married on an Alaskan cruise on August 11, 1996. Mary loved traveling, the beach, card and board games and baking with her grandchildren among many things. She always had a smile to offer others. Her Celebration of Life will be scheduled for April 2024.

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