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David C. Tyrell

Obituary for David C. Tyrell

November 13, 1929 - September 22, 2017
Wakefield, Massachusetts | Age 87

Beloved Husband, Brother, Uncle


David C. Tyrell, 87, of Wakefield died Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading.

David was born in Boston on November 13, 1929 and was the son of the late John and Marguerite (Lavery) Tyrell.

David was raised in East Boston and a graduate of B.C High School and later a graduate of Boston College. He also his earned his Master's Degree in Education from Boston State College. David was a resident of Wakefield for 40 years and retired from the Malden Public Schools as an Adjustment Counselor after many years of service.

David was the beloved husband of Mary Ellen (Manning) Tyrell. He was the loving brother of Donald Tyrell of TN., Jane Hartney of Peabody, and the late Richard Tyrell, John Tyrell, and the late Sr. David Mary Tyrell. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday, at 10 am followed by a Funeral Mass in Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St., Wakefield at 11:00. Visitations for relatives and friends will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-8pm. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in David's name to the Geoffrey A. Walter Scholarship Fund, c/o The Scholarship Foundation of Wakefield Inc., P.O.Box 321 Wakefield, MA 01880.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Geoffrey A. Walter Scholarship Fund, c/o The Scholarship Foundation of Wakefield Inc
    P.O.Box 321
    Wakefield, MA 01880

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McDonald Funeral Home

19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
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