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Kathleen (Brazil) Tirrell

April 3, 1929 August 18, 2018
Kathleen  (Brazil) Tirrell
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Obituary for Kathleen (Brazil) Tirrell

WINSTED – Kathleen (Brazil) Tirrell, aged 89, passed away on August 18, 2018. She was the wife of the late Henry H. Tirrell. Kathleen was born April 3, 1929 in Waterbury; the daughter of the late Charles H. Brazil and Julia (Lynch) Brazil Sullivan.

She attended Crosby High School and the University of Connecticut. A Winsted resident for 65 years, Kathleen was employed by the Mechanics Savings Bank as a teller, SBLI Representative and Assistant Treasurer. She was a communicant of St. Joseph Church in Winsted.

Kathleen was predeceased by her son, Terrence H. Tirrell. She is survived by her daughter, Eileen Tirrell-LaRosa, son, Charles Tirrell and his wife Beatrice; daughter-in-law, Kathleen (Ryan) Tirrell; grandchildren, Heather Adams and her husband Bryan, Christopher LaRosa, Lindsay Linton and her husband Patrick, Sarah LaRosa and her husband Andrew Valent, Carrere Tirrell, Henry D. Tirrell and wife Robin; and four great grandchildren.

There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be private. Montano-Shea Funeral Home, Winsted has care of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the: Terrence H. Tirrell Scholarship Fund, C/O The Gilbert School, 200 Williams Avenue, Winsted, CT 06098 or Foothills VNA, 32 Union St., Winsted, CT 06098. Visit an online guestbook at


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