Sue Lyons

Sue Lyons

CHILLICOTHE: Sue Lyons, 89, passed from this life 8:20 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2012 in the Adena Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.

She was born April 15, 1923, in St. Clair, PA, to the late Alex and Anna Baron Hrichak. She was married to Denver C. Lyons who died July 27, 1997.

Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, James D. and Judy Lyons, of Chillicothe, Gary D. and Sharon Lyons, of Marysville and Roger D. and Ruth Lyons, of Huston, TX; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Mike Hrichak, of Minersville, PA and Alex Hrichak, of Vernon, CT; sisters, Mary Marks, of Elizabeth, NJ and Margaret Bruce, of Fayetteville, GA and several nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by brothers, Frank, George, Paul and John Hrichak and a sister, Anna Tobin.

Sue had been a member of the Ross County Senior Citizens. She was always the life of the party and enjoyed a good time. Sue enjoyed traveling and had gone on many cruises. She also enjoyed crappie fishing, mushroom hunting, gardening, dancing and polka music.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, November 5, 2012 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Rev. David Titler officiating. Burial will follow in Springbank Cemetery. Friends may call at Ware's from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

The family would like to thank the staff of 2 North at Adena Regional Medical Center and at the various nursing homes for the professional and dedicated care that was shown to our mother and family during this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research - OSUCCC at the James - Office Development - PO Box 183112 - Columbus, Ohio 43218-3112.

You may sign her online register at

Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Nov. 3, 2012