Barry Charek Tilson

June 11, 1952June 21, 2014

Barry Charek Tilson, died June 21, 2014. Beloved husband of Bonnie Schumitzky Tilson, dear father of Jessica (fiance Andy Kichura), and Sam Tilson, loving brother of Jeffrey (Bethanne) and Mark (Sherry) Tilson, son of the late Adele and late Jack Tilson and son-in-law of Selma (the late Sol) Schumitzky, dear brother-in-law of Donna (the late James) Busch, Aileen (Harvey) Melnick, Barbara (Jeffrey) Diamond, and Robert (Erin) Schumitzky, our dear uncle, great uncle, cousin, and friend.

Funeral service Monday, June 23rd, 1:30 pm at BERGER MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 9430 Olive Blvd. Interment follows at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, 650 White Road. No visitation prior to the funeral service. Memorial contributions preferred to the Fannie and Ben Chodorovsky Fund at Congregation B’nai Amoona, the James M Busch Camp Fund at the St. Louis Jewish Community Center or the charity of your choice.


  • Funeral Service Monday, June 23, 2014
  • Interment Follows the Funeral Service Monday, June 23, 2014
  • Shiva - Monday Monday, June 23, 2014
  • Shiva - Tuesday Tuesday, June 24, 2014
  • Shiva - Wednesday Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Barry Charek Tilson

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Clifford Kavinsky

June 23, 2014

It is with great sadness and sorrow that accompany the premature passing of Barry. He and I were good friends during college at Washington University and although I had lost track of him during the recent years I have always carried warm memories of our college frienship.

Tom & Cindy Hudson

June 23, 2014

Jeff and Family,
We are with you in spirit in this time of loss, sorrow, and remembrance.
Tom, Cindy, and Family