CANTERBURY- Marjorie Rogers Tyler, age 101, of Canterbury CT passed peacefully on Monday, May 28th, in the presence of her family. Midge was born on February 15, 1917, in West Springfield, MA; she moved to Canterbury in 1939 with her husband William F. Tyler, Jr. Bill and Midge started their family and raised pigs, chickens and a few cows on a small farm during the depression. By the 1950’s they began a dairy farm with their sons which is still in operation today as Ledgebrook Farm. Midge… Read More » loved the farm life and gatherings with family from near and far. When asked what her secret was to living to 100 she often responded with a warm smile and a twinkle in her eye: “. . . the farm way of life.” Midge worked on the farm assisting with feeding the calves until she was 95 when she decided it was time to retire from the physical labors of farm life. She continued to participate in the “daily business chatter” until her passing. Midge was a gentle, elegant and graceful woman . . . she will live forever in the hearts of her family and friends. Midge was predeceased by her husband Bill and son Daniel R Tyler. She is survived by two sons and daughter in laws; Charles H. Tyler and Marie Tyler; William F. Tyler III and Catherine Tyler; three grandchildren, Mary Tyler, Stephen Tyler his wife Kristie; Jamila Tyler and her husband Nawfal Ezzagaghi; and five great grandchildren, Aidan Tyler, Addison Tyler, Tristan Tyler, Khawla Ezzagaghi and Omar Ezzagaghi. A “Celebration of Life” service will be held on Friday, June 8th, from 6 to 7 P.M. at Tillinghast Funeral Home, 433 Main Street, Danielson, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the First Congregational Church in Canterbury, Connecticut.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Marjorie Rogers Tyler 2018. Tillinghast Funeral Homes
Death notice for the town of: Plainfield, state: Connecticut