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Jean F. Lyons

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SHAFTSBURY -- Jean F. Lyons, 88, a resident of Shaftsbury, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004, at Fairwinds Community Care Home in North Bennington following a long illness.

Born in Bennington, Feb. 13, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Joseph L. and Stella (Scott) Lyons. She received her education in the Bennington schools and was a graduate of the former Bennington High School.

For many years, Jean was employed at the former Union Carbide Corporation until her retirement in 1981.

Jean was a member of both the Women of the Moose and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, Aerie 1861 in Bennington. She enjoyed dining out and horse racing.

Jean is survived by cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers, John and Laurence “Pete” Lyons.

The funeral will be held from the Mahar & Son Funeral Home Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Deborah Estey, pastor of the Shaftsbury Methodist Church officiating.

Friends may call at the Mahar & Son Funeral Home Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

Burial will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery.

Should friends desire, contributions in Jean Lyons memory may be made to Bennington Area Home Health Hospice through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, Vermont 05201.
Published in Bennington Banner on Nov. 20, 2004
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