Carole Tyler, 82, DHS Class of ’56, Former Assistant Town Clerk, Loved Pear Tree Point Beach

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Carole Dunn Tyler, 82, a lifelong Darien resident, passed away peacefully on Aug. 20, 2020 at Waveny Care Center.

ObitBorn in 1938 to Helen Gaffney Dunn and Joseph Dunn, Carole graduated Darien High School in 1956. She loved the Town of Darien, raising her three children there. She especially loved spending days at Pear Tree Point Beach.

She was a longtime assistant to Dr. Dwyer of Norwalk and Dr. Harness of Darien. She volunteered for several years and was on the board of directors for the Women’s Auxiliary of St. Joseph’s Medical Center, now the Tully Center. She was also a longtime employee of the Town of Darien as assistant town clerk and assistant registrar of voters.

She is survived by many friends who will miss her and her children: Bill (Denise) Tyler of Auburn, Pennsylvania; Dan (Colleen) Tyler of Shelton; Amy (Bob) Capozzoli of Freeport, New York; three grandchildren that she adored: Jessica, Sean and Ian Tyler; as well as four great grandchildren, niece Kara Murphy and many cousins.

In addition to her parents Carole was preceded in death by her sister Janet (Frank) Murphy and brother Kevin Dunn. A memorial service will be planned for a later date.

an obituary from Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home, where online condolences may be left

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