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Dr. Eugene Edward Tillock Sr., 89, of Cutts Road, died peacefully surrounded by loving family members February 26, 2017 at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover.
Born February 14, 1928 in Manhattan, New York, N.Y., he was the son of Steve and Catherine (Woloshun) Tillock. He lived in Cortland, Cleveland, Ohio and Syracuse, N.Y. for many years and in Durham, N.H. for the past 48 years.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1946-1948 and was a member of the Robert G. Durgin American Legion Post 67 in Newmarket. He was also a communicant of the Church of St. Thomas More, Durham.
Dr. Tillock received his doctorate of education from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y. and was the Hospital Administrator at Penacook Place, in Haverhill.
Eugene was President Emeritus of New England Gerontological Association; a Life Fellow of American Public Health Association and American College of Health Care Administrators; Honorary Life Fellow of the Association of Geriatrics and Gerontology of Mexico; and a past President of the NH Chapter of Nursing Home Administrators.
He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Frances DiMarco Tillock who died in August, 2015, as well as his brother Fred and sister June.
Eugene is survived by his six children, Theresa (Stephen Lee) Tillock, Carol Olson, Eugene Tillock Jr, Catherine (Michael) Maranhao, Stephen Tillock and Paul Tillock; 6 grandchildren, Michael Tillock, Andrew Maranhao, Elizabeth (Elyssa) Olson, John Olson, Josselyn Tillock, and Zima Tillock; and three great-grandchildren, Tyler, Emma and Frances Tillock.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, March 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, 77 Exeter Street, Newmarket.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 4th at 11 a.m. at the Church of St. Thomas More, Durham. Burial will be in the Spring in the Durham Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like you to consider a memorial to the St. Thomas More Church Food Pantry.
Visit www.kentandpelczarfh.com to sign an online guest book.
Published on  March 2, 2017
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