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“Maura,Sarah and family,So sorry for your loss, I cherish the long relationship with George and Maura and Sarah. he exemplified family first and...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Julie Andrews - Friend

“Dear MauraVery sorry to hear this news. George was a gentleman and perserverd through some challenging times Always was great to see him at Mass.Our...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Larry, Michelle & Victoria Hassan

“Maura and family,I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.Kathy Hayes ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Hayes - Acquaintance

“Maura I send my sincere condolences to you and your family. May the love of dear friends give you comfort during these difficult and sad time. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Jeannette Picchi - The Villages, FL

“Dear Maura and family- Long ago as an undergrad, I had a very part time job in the Stonehill media center. George was a good boss and a good man. So...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Burke

“I had the pleasure to work with George as a work study student in the days where we dragged TVs up and down the stairs and ran film from the media...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Peter Langton - Student

“Dear Maura and family, We are so saddened by the news of George's passing. We have so many fond memories of George during Stonehill days and the...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy & John Kerrigan - Dennis, MA

“George was a dear friend in high school. At the time he and two other friends were planning on joining the Brothers after high school. I am happy to...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Christine Lenz O'Connor - School

“Dear Maura and family--We were so saddened to learn of George's passing from our mutual Stonehill friend John Kerrigan. We always enjoyed our...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Philip Contant Contant - MA

“I knew George in high school. We were in the band and stage crew together. He was a good friend. Sorry to read of his passing. My sympathy to his...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: John Ryan - Friend

“I am deeply sorry for your loss. Bob Farquharson ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Bob Farquharson - Friend

“Maura, I'm so sorry for your loss. You and George were always such good friends. I will continue to pray for you and George in my daily prayers.Paul ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Paul A Palmisciano - Pickerington, OH

“Maura I was saddened to hear that your husband had passed away. Heartfelt thoughts go out to you and your family during this time of sorrow. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Brian Sheehan - North Easton, MA

“So sorry to hear of George's passing. I was trained for media by George. My prayers are with you and your family. God Bless. Dwayne Farrell Class of...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Dwayne Farrell - Coconut Creek, FL


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EASTON----George Gilmary Tyrrell, 75, of Easton, died on May 26. He was born September 16, 1945, in Brooklyn, NY, to the late William George and Margaretta (Dorney) Tyrrell. In 1951, his family moved from Bay Ridge to Albany where George attended St. Vincent De Paul School and then Vincentian Institute. He graduated from Stonehill College in 1968 and completed a Master's in Educational Media at Boston University in 1972. He married Maura Geens on December 28, 1976.

George started the instructional media center at Stonehill College in 1969 and worked there until 2017. He also coached Stonehill's sailing team for many years. George dedicated his life to his family's welfare and happiness, providing much of the childcare and doing most of the shopping and cooking, captaining boating adventures, and putting three additions onto the family home. After he retired, he enjoyed preparing weekly Sunday dinners for his wife, children, and grandchildren, attending his grandchildren's athletic and dance events, and traveling with Maura in their camper or by train.

Over the years, George served in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and on the Easton Cable TV Advisory Committee. In 2002 he received the Harris Ullian service award for his work for The Easton Music Parents Organization (TEMPO). He never missed voting in an election and rarely missed a Town Meeting. He was a member of Holy Cross Parish starting in 1975 and attended daily Masses at Stonehill College for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Maura Tyrrell, and his three children, Julianne Tyrrell McHardy of Mansfield, Mark Tyrrell and wife Rachel of Mansfield, and Sarah Tyrrell of Easton, and five grandchildren, April and Chloe McHardy and Even, Avery, and Isla Tyrrell. He also leaves his brother Bill Tyrrell and wife Nancy of Voorheesville, New York; his sister Marrilee Tyrrell of North Fort Myers, Florida; his sister Anne Tyrrell of Albany, New York; nephews and niece, Kevin, Paul, and Kate; and nine first cousins.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 from 4-7 p.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton. A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Mary, Stonehill College, Easton.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Stonehill College George G. Tyrrell Scholarship Fund.