April 21, 1924 – October 24, 2017

Isabel Catherine “Irish” Tillotson, age 93, of Hot Springs, passed away October 24, 2017, at the Fall River Hospital in Hot Springs.

Irish was born on April 21, 1924, to Joseph and Isabel Catherine (Falls) McCann in Germantown, Pa. On February 14, 1946, she married the love of her life, Don Tillotson, they were together for 71 wonderful years. They moved to Hot Springs in 1963, after Don’s Navy discharge and lived there the rest of her life. She was an avid sports fan supporting the Hot Springs Bison, Philadelphia Eagles and Norte Dame. Irish was a well-known figure at the casino and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Tillotson of Hot Springs; son, Donald (Lee) Tillotson of New Port News, Va.; daughter, Nita (Rod) McClure of Rapid City; three grandchildren, Eric (Simret) Tillotson New Port News; Cara (Javier Ramos) McClure of Rapid City, Jacob (Jennifer) McClure of Rapid City and one great grandchild, Lincoln McClure of Rapid City.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Sunday, October 29, 2017, at Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 30, 2017, at Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs.

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Committal services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, October 30, 2017, at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD.

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs.

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