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Cyril Tyson
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Cyril DeGrasse
1927 - 2016
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General Information

Full Name Cyril DeGrasse Tyson
Date of Birth
Wednesday, October 19th, 1927
Date of Death
Thursday, December 29th, 2016
Place of Death
North Salem, NY

Service Information

Saturday, January 21st, 2017, 10:00am
Reverend Father Lawrence E. Lucas
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
213 West 82nd Street (Between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave.)
New York, NY
Location Information
Church is located between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., zip code 10024. Church phone #1-212-787-4917.
Service Extra Info
The Memorial Mass begins 10AM Sat. Jan 21st at the church listed above, and is open to the public. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that a donation be made in Cyril’s name to any of the following organizations (for first two, copy & paste the url): Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture ; One Hundred Black Men of New York Scholarship Fund ; and/or The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund (this last one is also available to click & donate through donation tab on menu here). You may also light a candle above in his honor/memory, as another form of condolence.

Interment Information

Ferncliff Cemetery Crematory
Secor Road
Greenburgh, NY
Interment Extra Info
Private cremation has already taken place. A public Memorial Mass will be held January 21, 2017, 10AM, as listed above.