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Katherine D. “Kass” (Tressler) Tyrrell  

Katherine D. “Kass” (Tressler) Tyrrell

January 29, 1943 – December 2, 2014

Katherine D. “Kass” (Tressler) Tyrrell, 71, lifelong resident of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by her family on Tuesday, December 2, 2014.

Born on January 29, 1943, Kass, daughter of the late Daniel A. and Katherine D. (Hutchison) Tressler, was a talented homemaker who devoted her life to caring for her family. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many, Kass will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Katherine, brother, Sgt. Daniel A. Tressler, Jr. and sisters, Mildred A. Arnold and Debra J. Moorehead. Kass is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Daniel F. Tyrrell; children, Rosemarie Witt (Harry), Patricia Tyrrell, Daniel F. Tyrrell, Jr. and Lisa Lankford (Bill); grandchildren, Danielle Witt-Kalmbacher (Nathan), Christopher Witt (Amy) and Jessica Lankford; and great-grandchildren, Katlyn, Matthew and McKenzie Witt.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am on Monday, December 8, 2014, at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Entombment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, Second Floor, Newark, DE 19711.

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  1. Bridgette Dempsey, December 2, 2014

    Ree, Patty, Danny, Lisa, and Uncle Danny,
    From Don and myself, our prayers are with you all during this time. May God comfort you with His great comfort. I will always remember Aunt Kass’s big laugh back when we all lived in Collins Park and then when i would come and stay over when you guys lived in Dobbinsville, and that i was always welcome as yet another teenager, eating all your stuff and drinking coke or pepsi from the stacks of cases in the kitchen in your home in Rambleton; a lot of great memories, to be sure. Love to you all. –Jette

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  2. Thomas Smallwood, December 2, 2014

    hey uncle danny its Tommy me and my mom wanna address my condolences to the lost of aunt kass she was a good aunt my thoughts and prayers are with you

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  3. mildred lee, December 3, 2014

    So sorry for your loss……My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time….May God fill your hearts with peace and love…..

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  4. Kathy Tyrrell, December 3, 2014

    Jimmy and I were both very saddened to hear the news. It’s never easy to lose a loved one and it is always too soon. We hope you can find comfort with family and friends and in many years of happy memories.

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  5. Rhodie Goodman, December 3, 2014

    Dear Patty, I never met your mother however if she was anything like you I missed meeting a wonderful person. I am so sorry for your loss and I am praying for you and your family.

    Sincerely,

    Rhodie

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  6. Steve Andersen, December 4, 2014

    Danny I’m so sorry for your loss. Kass was a great lady.I will keep you and the children in my thoughts and prayers.
    Steve Andersen

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  7. Officer Furrowh, December 4, 2014

    Danny and Family : On behalf of the G.B.H.C / DMS Security Department , we would like to convey our sincerest condolenses.

    Sincerely,

    Mike Furrowh

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  8. Diane Tressler, December 5, 2014

    I wanted to send my condolences to hold family. she is my cousin I love her so even though I didn’t spend a lot of time together the times we did I enjoyed so much. she will be missed love u kass. rest in peace

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  9. Jasmine Willis, December 13, 2014

    I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. I did not know them personally, but I know the pain of losing a loved one in the battle of an illness. Something that has brought me comfort during such times is the Bible’s promise at Revelation 21:4, stating that God will soon remove all tears, pain and death. I look forward to such a time, and hope that those words may be encouraging to you as well.

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