John Tilley

Obituary of John M Tilley


John Michael Tilley, "Mickey", age 76, passed away peacefully at home, on Monday, April 30, 2018.

Mickey was born in Buffalo, NY, was raised in Italy Valley and settled in Naples, NY. He served his country in the US Coast Guard as a young man. Mickey was a supervisor at Monroe Roadways. He was a valued employee who retired at the age of 65. He was a proud member of the Naples VFW. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping and he loved cats!

He is survived by his 3 children: Christopher (Pam) Tilley, Yvonne (David) Trevino & Michael Tilley; 4 siblings: Nancy Swingle, Barbara (Gideon) Hanggi, Tom Tilley & William (Suzie) Tilley; several grandchildren & great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews & cousins.

Interment will be held at Rose Ridge Cemetery, 8346 West Hollow Road, Naples NY on May 5 at 12 noon with the Naples VFW performing colors and taps. A prayer service and a celebration of his life will be held immediately following interment at 1pm at the Naples VFW, 7811 State Route 21, Naples NY. The celebration will conclude at 3pm.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution to the Naples VFW.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Baird-Moore Funeral. To light a memory candle for Mickey or leave a condolence for the family, you may do so at

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