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In Memory of

Mary Tyrrell

December 7, 1926 - November 10, 2013

LAKEWOOD – Mary Tyrrell died Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Ocean Medical Center. She was 86.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, she resided in Manalapan before settling in Lakewood in 1998.

Mary was an Olympic swimmer and won a Bronze Medal in the 1948 Olympics in London. She was also a member of The Village Aires as well as many other clubs and organizations in Original Leisure Village.

She was predeceased by her husband Charles in 1987.

Surviving are her daughters: Brigid Skiba and her husband David of Manahawkin, and Lenore Guy of Jackson; 4 grandchildren: Drew, Briann, Corey & Steve; a brother, Jack Cunningham of Staten Island; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10:30AM at D'Elia Funeral Home, Rte. 70 & Vermont Ave., Lakewood.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9PM. For more information, or to post a tribute online, please visit

"Mom, Donna, John and I are so sorry for the loss of your mom and grand mom Mary. She always had a big, beautiful smile and kept us laughing with her sense..." Johanna Lombardo (Manasquan, NJ)

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