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Tildon Filbert Sides


Tildon “Toots” Filbert Sides, 91, of Middletown, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Harrisburg Hospital Pinnacle Health. 

He was born Saturday, March 6, 1926 in Royalton to the late John Tildon and Esther Emma Nora (Koller) Sides. He was predeceased by his loving wife Anna M. (Houser) Sides in 2008.

Toots worked in the maintenance department for the Middletown School District. He spent summers in his cottage on Hill Island. He enjoyed building and flying remote control airplanes as well as feeding his “critters.” Toots was a member of American Legion Post 0594.

He was predeceased by five siblings.

He is survived by a son Tildon J. “Butch” Sides and wife Karen; two grandchildren, Tildon J. “T.J.” Sides Jr. and wife Raquel; and Angela Mimbs and husband S. Bruce; five great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Fager-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 208 N. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the Humane Society of Harrisburg, 7790 Grayson Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17111.