Ross Tyrrell

Ross Tyrrell, 77, a longtime resident of Oak Park, died on Nov. 2, 2018. Born on Jan. 1, 1941, he dedicated his life to service — to his family and his clients as an attorney. 

Ross was the husband of Marguerite (nee Schneider); the father of Bridget (Casey) Regan and Meghan (David) McCarthy; grandfather of Maura, Liam, Katherine, Thomas, Emerson and Ronan; brother of Mary (the late Thomas) Lally, the late Patrick, and the late Thomas (Grace) Tyrrell; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation is on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown, & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St. in Oak Park. Family and friends are asked to meet at St. CatherineSt. Lucy Church, 38 N. Austin Blvd., Oak Park, on Friday, Nov. 9 for Mass at 10:30 a.m., followed by interment at Queen of Heaven. 

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates memorials to the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls ( or Alzheimer’s Association ( 

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