George W. Tilford
George W. Tilford, retired national sales director for a food manufacturer and a native of Baltimore, died Monday of complications of Alzheimer's disease at the Broomall, Pa., Presbyterian Home. He was 84 and lived in Haverford, Pa.
He retired in 1984 after having worked for Mrs. Paul's Kitchens since 1967. Earlier, he had worked for the Keebler Baking Co., first in Baltimore as a salesman and then as head of sales in Baltimore, Washington and Virginia. In 1960, he was transferred to Philadelphia as East Coast sales manager.
He was a graduate of City College and attended the Johns Hopkins University.
In Baltimore, he had been a member of the St. Peter's Lutheran Church council and the Colts Associates, and was a nonplaying member of the Mount Washington Lacrosse Club.
He was also a member of the Warren Lodge of the Masons, the Scottish Rite and Boumi Temple in Baltimore and more recently, the Lulu Temple in Philadelphia.
He was a member of the Older Adult Council of Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Presbyterian Church, where a memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. today.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 56 years, the former Alice Bornscheuer; two daughters, Sally T. Nelson of Wynnwood, Pa., and Nancy T. Rader of Westtown, Pa.; and four grandchildren.