Ellen Tyler
Ellen Tyler
  • January 7, 1933 - January 8, 2014
  • Palm Harbor, Florida

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TYLER, Ellen (McKnee), 81, passed peacefully at Mease Countryside Hospital with her loving family on January 8, 2014.

Loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt to many nieces and nephews. She is missed by her husband of 62 years, Richard; daughter and son-in law, Shari and Tim Peters; Granddaughter, Crystal Thorn; Mother, Eleanor McKnee (97), Sisters, Rose Risdon, Deanna Minnock, and Nancy Litwa; Brothers, George and Larry McKnee.

Ellen moved from Warren Michigan to Palm Harbor, FL in 1978, where she served her community at the Neighborly Senior Center for many years. Proud member of the Sassy Sam's Travel Club. Ellen loved to travel and seek out new adventures. She will be remembered for her fun-loving nature and love of animals. Thanks to her many thoughtful friends and loving family who have offered their help and shared their love.

The memorial service will be held in late February at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to the SPCA of Pinellas County in Ellen's honor.