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Joseph B. Lyons

d. April 18, 2018

Lyons, Joseph B., of Westwood, formerly of Dorchester, died April 18th, 2018.

Beloved husband of Mary C. (McQuilliam) Lyons for 65 years. Loving father of Joseph B. Lyons Jr. and his wife Donna of West Roxbury, Paul H. Lyons and his wife Laurie of Norwood, William S. Lyons of Cambridge and Philip M. Lyons of North Conway, NH. Devoted grandfather of Kerry, Paul, Mike, Kevin, Coley, Jennifer, Krista, Katie, Lauren and Joey. Brother of the late Rev. Henry Lyons SJ, Edmund Lyons, Grace Paskowski and Ruth Landry. Also survived by 8 great grandchildren, many loving nieces and nephews and Joseph's brother-in-law Ernest Ciampa.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours at the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St. WESTWOOD on Thursday April 26 from 4-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday morning April 27th at 10am in St. Margaret Mary Church, 845 High St., Westwood. Interment with military honors at New Westwood Cemetery.

Joseph was a graduate of Boston College class of 1951 and a U.S. Army Air Corps Pilot during WWII.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph's memory to the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, 7887 San Felipe, Suite 250, Houston, TX 77063.

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Interment with Military Honors

Friday, April 27, 2018

New Westwood Cemetery


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