Milton Clive Tisdale passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the age of 86 years. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Saturday morning, June 14 at 10:30 am with Father Aaron de Dios celebrant. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Revelstoke. Pallbearers will be: Derek Tisdale, Dory Tisdale, Jeremy Tisdale, Paul Nicholls, Greg Petersen and Bob Peacock. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Revelstoke Credit Union, Bruce Tisdale/Ray Cretelli for Milton Tisdale Bursary, for a bursary in Milton’s name.
Milt was born on April 11, 1928, in Tillsonburg, Ontario and had been a resident of Revelstoke for more than sixty years. He was a faithful member of the Knights of Pythias and the DOKK Milt loved to spend time with the McDonald’s coffee crew and volunteering his time with community functions, including the Christmas Day Dinner. In his younger years he enjoyed golfing, bowling, chariot racing and sledding. Family was most important in Milt’s life and he especially loved being a “gramps.”
Milt is survived by two sons: Bruce (Wendy) of Merritt and Ron (Kim) of Penticton; six grandchildren: Kirsten (Paul), Derek, Dory (Melly), Jeremy (Lisa), Christy (Greg), and Kari; five great grandchildren: Raiden, Morgan, Matthew, Noah and Zoey; one brother Bill, one sister Jackie as well as several nieces and nephews.
Messages of sympathy may be sent to Milton’s family by viewing his obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.