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Melvin Charles "Mel" Lyons

Obituary Condolences

Lyons, Melvin Charles
Jan. 14, 1950 - Nov. 21, 2010

Melvin Charles "Mel" Lyons, Retired Commander, U.S. Navy, 60, of Sarasota, formerly of San Diego, died Nov. 21, 2010.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, with a vigil at 8:30 p.m., at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, Gulf Gate Chapel. A celebration of his life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Incarnation Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Alida; two daughters, Kristina (Justin) Sherry of Sarasota and Victoria of Augusta, Ga.; two sons, Neil (Mary) of Sarasota and Eric of Siesta Key; grandchildren Angelyn and Victoria Sherry; along with three loving dogs, Seamus, Beckham and Chelsea; and kitty.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or St. Michael Parrish, Wauchula.

Published in Herald Tribune from Nov. 25 to Nov. 26, 2010
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