"Brian has been one of the key people in the significant success Whitford has enjoyed over the past 15 years. His financial acumen and sound business sense were crucial to much of what has taken us all to where we are today. In addition, his love of life, infectious good humor, and positive attitude helped lift the spirits of those with whom he worked."
Mr. Kilty grew up in Narberth and graduated from Archbishop Carroll High School in Radnor. He earned a bachelor's degree from St. Francis University in Loretto, Pa., where he met his future wife, Mary Ann Rodgers.
After graduating, he was an accountant for firms in Philadelphia and Harrisburg.
While helping to raise his three children, he was treasurer of the Downingtown West High School soccer team and coached youth teams for the Spirit United Soccer Club in Downingtown. He was a fan of Philadelphia sports teams and University of North Carolina basketball.
He enjoyed biking and spending time with his family at their summer home in Ocean City.
In addition to his wife of 26 years, Mr. Kilty is survived by a daughter Caitilin; sons Peter and Stephen; his mother, Mary Pat Kilty; and three sisters.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, June 13, at Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, and from 8:30 a.m. followed by a Memorial Mass at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 14, at St. Elizabeth Church, 120 St. Elizabeth Dr., Chester Springs.
Contact staff writer Sally A. Downey at 215-854-2913 or firstname.lastname@example.org.