Maryann T. (Gaunay) Tyll

June 17, 1939 ~ March 9, 2020 (age 80)


Troy - Maryann T. Gaunay Tyll, 80, formerly of Miller Avenue in Troy died Monday, March 9, 2020, at St. Peter's Nursing & Rehab Center Albany after a long illness.

Born in Waterford, NY, she was daughter of the late Leo Gaunay and Anna T. Koch Gaunay and wife of the late Walter Hugo Tyll. She was raised in Waterford and resided on Miller Avenue Troy for many years and at St. Jude's Apartments Wynantskill for 9 years and attended St. Mary's School in Waterford. 

Maryann was involved in childcare for many years in Samaritan Hospital for 15 years and the Foster Grandparents Program for 4 years, retiring 2 years ago.  

She enjoyed music, park walking, gardening and children.  She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and a member of the Altar-Rosary Society and involved in the Bishops Fund.    

Survivors include two daughters,  Ann Louise Tyll, Troy and Lynn Marie (David) Apostol, Cocoa, FL; a grandson, Alan Michael Zelonka, Troy; two great grandchildren, Kayleigh and Jaxon  Zelonka and a step sister, Rosemaria Wilson. 

Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.  276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Friday, March 13, 2020 from 4-7 PM. 

Funeral service will be held Saturday at 9:30 AM at the funeral home and at 10 AM at Sacred Heart Church Troy  where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. John Yanas, Pastor.

Interment will be in  St. Jean's Cemetery Troy.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Maryann T. Tyll to the American Cancer Society One Penny Lane Latham, NY 12110 or Samaritan-Rensselaer Children's Center 2213 Burdett Ave Troy, NY 12180. 

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March 13, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Funeral Service
March 14, 2020

9:30 AM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Mass of Christian Burial
March 14, 2020

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church Troy


American Cancer Society
One Penny Lane, Latham NY 12110
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

Samaritan-Rensselaer Children's Center
2213 Burdett Ave, Troy NY 12180

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