Barbara Tilquist

Barbara Tilquist

Tuesday, July 20th, 1926 Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

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Obituary for Barbara "Bobbie" Tilquist (Bowen)

OXFORD, CT: Barbara “Bobbie” Tilquist age 93 of Oxford she entered into peaceful rest at her home on February 4, 2020. Barbara was born July 20, 1926 in Rochester, VT, daughter of the late Leroy and Edna (Nelson) Bowen. She was retired as an inspector from Harvey Hubbel Corp., Newtown. Bobbie was a member of the Oxford United Church of Christ Congregational; she loved animals, especially horses and dogs. Bobbie enjoyed crocheting and shopping.

She leaves her loving family including her daughter, Dixie Peters and her husband Eugene, her sons John H. and Ralph D. Tilquist all of Oxford; a brother Thompson Bowen and his wife Irene of Salisbury, VT; her grandchildren, John, Brian, Kimberly, Wesley, and Samantha; her great grandchildren, John and Briley, and several nieces and nephews.

Calling Hours will be Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 West Church Street, Seymour. A Funeral Service in celebration of Bobbie’s life will immediately follow at 3:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Woodlawn Cemetery, Rochester, VT Memorial Gifts may be sent to Oxford Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 515, Oxford, CT 06478. For directions and to share a memory online, please go to

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 9th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home
    161 West Church Street
    Seymour, CT
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Sunday, February 9th, 2020
    1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Service

    Sunday, February 9th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home
    161 West Church Street
    Seymour, CT
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Sunday, February 9th, 2020
  • Interment

    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Route 100
    Rochester, VT
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

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Dear Brian and family, My deepest condolences for the loss of your grandmother. May you know that her love remains with you always. May God bless you
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