Rev. Dr. G. Michael Tydus Bereavement Announcement

Reverend G. Michael Tydus - Pastor; Educator; Veteran, Community Servant

Reverend Gary Michael Tydus of Buffalo, New York died on October 19, 2017 at Hospice of Buffalo at 67. Reverend Tydus is remembered throughout Buffalo’s church and civic communities for his lifelong commitment to excellence in service to his fellow man.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 27th from 5 PM - 8 PM with Masonic and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity services at 6 PM at the St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church, 314 East Ferry Street. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, October 28th at 10 AM at St. Paul’s A.M.E. Zion Church, 610 East Eagle Street. Interment will be at Buffalo Cemetery, 2843 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga immediately after the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Paul ”s A.M.E. Zion Church for the Sarah Lewis Scholarship Fund or the Building Fund. Funeral arrangements are by T. L. Pickens Mortuary Services.

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    We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of:
    Rev. Mary Terrelle Stevens

    Family Hour: 2/24/2018 9am -11am
    Celebration of Life: 2/24/2018 11am

    First AME Zion Church
    54 McDounough Street
    Brooklyn NY 11216

    Expressions May Be Sent To:
    Mrs. Ruth Young
    176-16 Linden Blvd
    Jamaica NY 11434

    Mr. Michael A. Stevens, Sr.
    600 Gates Avenue, #6C
    Brooklyn NY 11221


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