Edward L. Lyons, 85, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday, July 23, 2017 at home. He was born January 4, 1932 in Coulter and was the son of the late Thomas P. Lyons, Sr., and the late Gertrude Weber Lyons. Edward was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park and the White Oak American Legion. He was a US Navy Veteran and was a retired Stereotyper for the former McKeesport Daily News. He is survived by his twin daughters, Denise L. (Dr. James) McCloy of Mount Pleasant and Darlene (Dr. Tod) Marion of Beaver, grandchildren, Brett (Melissa) Marion, Samantha (Yuli) Marion, Nathan (Lauren) Marion, Michael (Stephanie) McCloy, Ryan McCloy, Jeffrey (Jennifer) McCloy, Jennifer (Timothy) King, Jason McCloy, Kristopher (Mandy) Lyons, Alan (Laura) Beck, Jennalee (Paul) Nguyen, Brianna Beck and Miranda Beck, great-grandchildren, Mila and Parker Marion, Makson McCloy, Jordan and Chase McCloy, Sierra Lyons, and Aryanna and Declan Beck, nieces and nephews, sisters-in-law, Judy Lyons of North Huntingdon, and Ruth Lyons of Coulter, and special neighbors, Art and Judy Bisig.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Yvonne Beck, formerly of Arlington, TX., brothers John, Charles, and Thomas Lyons, and sisters Gertrude Lyons and Rita Skeba and his loving companion Donna Pflumm. There is no visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 27 at 10:00 am. at St. Patrick Parish, 310 32nd Street, McKeesport. The Rev. Thomas Galvin will be officiating. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 1638 Lincoln way, White Oak. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published July 24, 2017.