James L. "Jimmy" Tyrrell, age 75, of Pittsburgh, passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Darlene I. (Glick) Tyrrell; loving brother of Diana (Robert) Seidelson; caring brother-in-law of Ted (Karen) Glick and Arnold Glick; cherished uncle of Craig (Lin) Seidelson, Cristi (Kevin) Rachal, Michael Glick and Adrienne (Matt) Duncan; loving great-uncle of Sam and Lenny Seidelson and Jackson and Thomson Rachal. In addition to his wife, Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard J. and Gloria K. (Machen) Tyrrell. Jimmy attended Wilkinsburg High School and RioGrande College where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in education. He was a retired teacher with the Pittsburgh Public School District and lived by the quote, "A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, touches a heart, shapes the future." In addition he was a classic car enthusiast, loved being a member of the Corvette Club and was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan. Friends and family will be received Saturday from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 12 pm at the JOBE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC., 118 Shaw Avenue, Turtle Creek (412-823-1950). Per CDC guidelines, masks will be required and social distancing will be observed. Interment will follow at Church Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank at 1 N. Linden Street, Duquesne, PA 15110 or online at www.pittsburghfoodbank.org or the Jubilee Soup Kitchen at 2005 Wyandotte Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 or online at jubileesoupkitchen.com. The family would like to thank UPMC Family Hospice, especially Katie and Carrie. Online condolences may be given at www.jobefuneralhome.com.
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