Lyons, Agnes A. (Lerhinan), of Westwood, formerly of Roslindale and Manomet, died March 19th, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Lyons, Esq. Loving mother of Mary Beth Bell and her husband Raymond of Millis, Susan Smith, wife of the late Edward Smith of Norwood, and Joseph F. Lyons Jr. and his wife Connie of Dallas, TX. Devoted grandmother of Kathryn Hannan and her husband Matt of Maynard, Gregory Bell of Millis, and Alexandra, Edward and Jacquelyn Smith of Norwood. Proud great grandmother of Terence and William Hannan of Maynard. Beloved sister of Sr. M. Chrysta Lerhinan, IHM of Scranton, PA and dear sister-in-law of Eleanor (Lyons) McCabe of West Roxbury. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Agnes was born on July 1, 1921 to the late John and Delia Lerhinan of Port Washington, NY. The 5th of 7 children, Agnes was a Registered Nurse and proudly served her country as a U. S. Navy Lieutenant during WWII. She met her late husband Joe, also a Navy Lieutenant, at a stateside Navy dance and they were married in 1948.
Agnes volunteered at Meals on Wheels in Westwood for several years. She was also an avid golfer and member of the Woodland Country Club. She was fondly known as "Auntie Ag" to many families during summers in Manomet. She was a resident of Fox Hill Village from 2005 until her death.
In addition to her parents, Agnes was predeceased by her siblings Rev. John Lerhinan, C.Ss.R., Joseph and Gerard Lerhinan, Mary Connaughton, and Margaret Scott.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., WESTWOOD on Sunday March 25th from 3-6 pm. Funeral procession from the funeral home on Monday morning, March 26th at 9:30am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret Mary Church, 845 High St., Westwood at 10:30am. Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Agnes' memory to Poor Clare Monastery, 920 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 or St. Benedict Abbey, PO Box 67, Still River, MA 01467.