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  • In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Robert may be made to
  • Wounded Warrior Project
    PO Box 758517
    Topeka, KS 66675-8517

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Robert J. Tyra of Lake Peekskill, NY passed away on October 10, 2017 at the age of 66. He was born in Yonkers, NY on May 14, 1951, the son of Joseph and Connie Ferro Tyra.

Robert graduated from Saunders Trade School in Yonkers and served in the US Navy. He was a master diesel mechanic with Liberty Lines in Yonkers for 42 years

He is survived by his wife, Kimberly, his daughter Kristen and son Ezra, his sister Jiavanna Ettinger and her husband Sam, his nephew Guido and his niece Julianna. He was predeceased by his daughter, Jessica Rose.

Visiting will be held on Sunday October 15, 2017 from Noon to 3 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Prayer Service will be held at the funeral home at 3 pm following visitation. Interment of Robert's cremains will be held privately at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.