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160 Fisher Ave.
WHITE PLAINS, NY 10606
Phone: (914) 949-0372
Fax: (914) 949-2380
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Cyril Tyson
In Memory of
Cyril DeGrasse
Tyson
1927 - 2016
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100 Black Men of America

Army

Army

Army of Occupation Medal

Columbia University

World War 2 Victory Medal

WWII Victory Medal

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

When
Saturday, January 21st, 2017, 10:00am
Officiating
Reverend Father Lawrence E. Lucas
Location
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Address
213 West 82nd Street (Between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave.)
New York, NY
10024
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 https://secure3.convio.net/nypl/site/SPageServer?pagename=schomburg_membership&s_src=SCQ16ZZ_SCCA ; One Hundred Black Men of New York Scholarship Fund http://ohbm.org/site/content/scholarships ; and/or The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund http://www.nytimes.com/column/neediest-cases (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

Location
Ferncliff Cemetery Crematory
Address
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.