Ana Tyra

Obituary of Ana M. Tyra

Ana Tyra, of Somers Point, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2021 with her loving husband by her side. Ana was born in Terceira Azores Portugal on November 24, 1956 to Jose & Ilda Martins. At the age of 5 her family moved to California, eventually settling in Chino. Ana was a member of the Chino High School Class of 1975. In 1990, she along with her husband and children moved to Emmet, Arkansas. While there she worked at The Eagles Nest and everyone in town knew her and her cooking. You could always count on her to feed you or share a funny story. She was very proud to become an American citizen in 1997. She & John decided to move again to Somers Point, NJ where she fell in love with being so close to the beach, going to beach concerts or heading up to the boardwalk. She was predeceased by her parents. Ana is survived by her husband of almost 31 years, John Tyra, her son Marc Emerson and daughters Carrie Emerson and Lisa Martins. She also left behind 4 grandchildren, Donovan, Catlin, Madison and Derric, along with her brothers and sisters, Joe, Tony, George, Frank, Diana and Linda, and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making a donation in her honor to Autism Speaks at www.autismspeaks.org Services will be held privately.
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