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“Kay was my best friend growing up and she was in my wedding in 1957. She was a very kind, thoughtful person and we kept in touch writing letters...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Ginny Williams Hayes - Raleigh, NC

“Our heartfelt sympathy to Ron and family for the loss of Kay. She was an inspiring teacher who loved her students. I have always felt blessed she...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Hedy MacClintock - East Meredith, NY

“Mrs. Tillapaugh was a great teacher. She was my fourth grade teacher. She loved her students and her students loved her. I can remember baking...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Kevin Baldauf - Delhi, NY

“I was just thinking about Kay, then I learned of her passing. Perhaps she was letting me know she is free of these earthly constraints. I'm glad she...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Rev. Martha E. Vink - Carmel, NY

“Charles and family, We are sorry for your lost and thinking of you at this difficult time. ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Paul Swisher - Milton, FL

“Ron, Just learned of Kay's death. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Tom & Katherine O'onnell - NY

“Charles and family, we regret the passing of your Mom. Our prayers for your comfort, peace and hope are with you all, and your Dad. May God...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Michael Patrick - Middletown, VA

“It is almost impossible to explain and express the significance of Kay in my life, as well as in the lives of many others. While I did not have her...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Rachel Weyant (Placek) - Carlisle, PA

“Wishing you strength of memories as you celebrate your Moms life. Deepest sympathies. Love Brad and Lisa Tatreau ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Brad Tatreau - Greenfield, MA

“Kay was an awesome woman and touched many lives. She will be remembered by many generations! Rest in Peace, Kay. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Evelyn & Jim Jacksto - Delhi, NY

“I believe I was truly blessed to have Mrs. Tillapaugh for a fourth grade teacher. She was an amazing individual and taught me so much about what it...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Lois Klukkert - Delhi, NY

“4th grade was by far my favorite year of school because of Mrs. Tillapaugh. My thoughts are with the family at this time. RIP Mrs. T ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Nicole Secor (Loker) - Rochester, NY

“So sorry to hear of your loss. May your treasured memories help to ease your grief. ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Jenifer Vanderland - Ruther Glen, VA

“To the family of Kay Tillapaugh, so sorry to read of the death of Kay today. She was a wonderful person. Praying that memories of good times will...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Charlotte Singer - Oneonta, NY

“We were very sorry to read about Mrs. Tillapaugh's passing. She was one of our son Paul's favorite teachers. She always "went the extra mile" for...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Bonnie Fleming - Delhi, NY

“Growing up it was always a long drive to Downsville but an adventure to enjoy. The company of family and the gentle beauty of the surroundings are...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Mark (nephew) Bashaw - Greeley, CO

“Charles and Family, sorry for your loss of whom Im sure is a wonderful lady. GOD BLESS. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: PRESTON MCLAIN - Mount Orab, OH

“Reverend Charles and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Karen Jenkins - Fort Myers, FL

“May the beautiful memories of the past bring comfort in this time of profound sorrow and in the future recollections, of which, there will be many. ...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Kenneth Chapman - Ruther Glen, VA

Kathaleen J. Tillapaugh, 80 of Ruther Glen VA, formerly of Delhi NY passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017.

Survivors include her husband, Ronald Tillapaugh; her daughter, Beth Dickson (Scott); her son, Charles Tillapaugh (Amy); five grandchildren; two sisters, Doris Jones and Dawn Spencer and one brother Charles McDonald. She was preceded in death by five siblings, Phyllis, Shirley, Sharley, Maxine and Fred.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 5th at 1:00 PM in United Ministry of Delhi, Delhi NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wright's Chapel United Methodist Church P.O. Box 193 Ladysmith VA 22501 or United Ministry of Delhi 2 Church Street, Delhi NY 13753. Online condolence may be left for the family at