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1941 Cora 2016

Cora Tilghman

January 5, 1941 — October 27, 2016

A Time To Be Born:   Cora Tilghman was born on January 5, 1941 to Lula Mae Tilghman (deceased) and

Joseph Chase (deceased).

A Time To Live:   She attended schools in Easton, Maryland and Wilmington, Delaware.  She later

married Hermione Rasin and from that union they were blessed with five children:

Hermine (deceased), Iretha, Hermione, James and Rosalie (Missy).  She raised two

children as her own:  Shelly Garrison and Clinton Armstrong.

Over the years, Cora worked at several jobs.  She was employed at Easton Memorial

Hospital, The Tidewater Inn, St. Michaels Harbor and Marina. Time Out, Yesteryears

Restaurant and Mike’s Value Laundromat.  For the last 16 years, she was employed by

the Millard Family, where she worked until her health failed.

She loved praising the Lord, her grandchildren, her family, shopping, helping others

and cooking.  She was an active member for many years at Union Baptist Church.  She

was a member of the Usher Board, The Senior Unionites and the Kitchen Committee.

Sister, as she was affectionately called, held a special place in her heart for her

children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sisters and brothers, other family

members and friends.

A Time To Die:  On Thursday, October 27, 2016, the hands of time stopped on Cora’s life.  To be

imprisoned by mortality no more, she went home.  No more sickness, no more pain.


A Time To Mourn:  Cora leaves to cherish her memories:  Children: Iretha Armstrong (Marion);

Hermione Rasin (Grasonville, MD), James Rasin (Denise), Decatur, GA, Rosalie

“Missy” Rasin (Easton, MD), Shelly Garrison (Trappe, MD) and Clinton Armstrong

(Easton, MD); grandchildren, Satonia Smith (Joseph), Kierra Rasin, Leon Rasin, James

Rasin, Nikiara Adams, Trae Ayers, Alexis Morton, Tiffany Barnes, Charles Barnes,

Andre’ Barnes, Angel Rasin, Tiffany Rasin, Terry Potter, Davon Armstrong, Satara

Wiggins and Dwayne Armstrong (deceased); 21 great grandchildren; one great great

grandchild; sisters, Helen Peggy Holmes, Hilda Joann Cannon, Rosalie Patterson (all

of Easton, MD), Catherine Johnson (Cornelius), Cambridge, MD, Anna Muhammad

(Richmond, VA) and Leola Cornish (Ronald), Grasonville, MD; brothers, Norman Cook

Jr. (Linda), Cambridge, MD, Frank Roberts (Washington, DC), Joseph Chase

(Wilmington, DE) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Cora was preceded in death by the following siblings, Marion Cook-Bills, Leticia Cook

Mothon, Doris Deshields and Leon Cook and three aunts, Anna Mae Davidson, Bertha

Roberts and Cora Anderson.

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