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Joyce B. Lyons

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RUTLAND -- The funeral services for Joyce Boynton Lyons, 73, of Rutland, who died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at the Rutland Regional medical Center, will be held Thursday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m., in the Grace Congregational United Church of Christ. The Rev. John C, Weatherhogg, senior minister, will officiate. Private burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, in Rutland.

Mrs. Lyons was born on Aug. 20, 1933, in Sunderland, daughter of Albert H. and Lena (Matteson) Boynton, Sr.

She attended Grace Congregational United Church of Christ for several years.

Mrs. Lyons was an avid tennis player and enjoyed reading, traveling and the outdoors.

She was married to Frederick L. Lyons, who died Aug. 20, 1984.

Mrs. Lyons is survived by a daughter, Brenda Lyons of Ethiopia; a son, Craig Lyons of Rutland Town; one granddaughter, two sisters, Dorothy Cone of Newark, and Virginia Muguira of Springfield, several nieces and nephew and her long time companion, Jack Trayer of Rutland.

She was predeceased by her parents, husband, and two brothers, Albert H. Boynton, Jr. and Roger Boynton.

There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse and Hospice, P.0. 787, Rutland, VT 05702-0787.

The Tossing Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Bennington Banner on Nov. 3, 2006
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