Deaths Death Notices
TYRRELL, Cora Jean (Branch)
TYRRELL - Cora Jean (Branch) Age 88, April 18, 2017, of Spring, TX (Williamsville, NY). Beloved wife for 56 years of Richard C. Tyrrell (deceased); devoted mother of William C. (Kathleen) of Orchard Park, NY, Edward L. (Candice) of Spring Texas, James R. (Joann) of Philadelphia, PA; four grandchildren, Matthew R. (Sarah) of Washington D.C., Jordan of Blacksburg, VA, Jami and Jenna of Philadelphia, PA; and one great-grandson, Oliver of Washington, D.C. A memorial service will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Buffalo, NY to be determined at a later date; where Cora Jean and Richard C. first met at a singles group (Fireside). Cora Jean was born in Forty Fort, PA and resided in Williamsville and Cheektowaga, New York for over 40 years, before moving with her husband, Richard C., to Clear Lake, TX, 22 years ago. Cora Jean was a registered nurse and graduate of Nesbitt Memorial Hospital School of Nursing (1949) and Sister Elizabeth Kenny Foundation as a graduate therapist (1952). Cora Jean worked as
a therapist for Sisters Hospital of Buffalo, NY, and left to raise a family. Cora Jean Volunteered at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital and received a 15 year service Award. Cora Jean was the World's best mother, a master homemaker and CEO of the Tyrrell home. While living at the Village of Gleannloch Farms for the last seven years, Cora Jean regularly attended Sunday Church services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Mrs. Tyrrell's honor to the American Heart Association.