J. Lyons, 82, formerly of West Mahoning Street Danville PA passed away
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA. He was born
December 30, 1934 in Mahoning Township PA the son of the late Daniel Edward
and Alice R. Haunty Lyons Dietz.
married for 11 years to Corinne ďReneeĒ Weaver Lyons. They were married on
June 29, 2005.
graduated from Danville High School in 1952. He attended Bucknell
University and graduated from Wilkes College with a Bachelorís Degree in
served his country in the United States Air Force from 1953 to 1957 as an
equipment maintenance technician.
employed as an Industrial Engineer for AMP in Harrisburg PA from where he
retired. Dan was also self-employed with Lyons Electric in Danville PA. He
also held a commercial pilotís license serving Merck and Company.
was a member of the Danville Moose and served on various committees at the
very multitalented, Dan had many enjoyments during his life including
working amateur radio, tinkering in his shop, creating photographic DVDís
and skiing in Vermont. He loved to travel extensively which included
traveling throughout Europe and to Alaska. Dan especially enjoyed hosting
pool parties for his friends and his family. His greatest enjoyment in life
was spending time with his family and especially enjoyed early morning donut
runs to his great-nieces which will never be forgotten.
addition to his wife, he is survived by one step-daughter; Corinne Peterman
of Arlington VA, one brother, Thomas F. Lyons and his wife Laraine of
Danville PA and one sister, Margaret Thomas of Atlantic City NJ. He is also
survived by one niece, Linda Lyons Paugh and her husband James L. Paugh of
Danville PA and two nephews Thomas Lyons and his wife Amy of Moorestown NJ
and Brian Thomas and his wife Beverly of Hatboro PA. Also surviving are
four great-nieces; Alyssa, Jessica and Jamie Paugh and Harper Lyons and one
great-nephew, Hayden Lyons as well as step-nieces, step-nephews,
great-step-nieces and great-step-nephews.
preceded in death by one brother, Edward J. Lyons on October 14, 1992.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be
held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church 18
Center Street Danville with the Reverend James E. Lease as Celebrant.
Friends will be received in St. Hubert Chapel from 9:00 AM until the time of
service. Burial will be held in St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery Danville
PA. Military rites will be accorded by the Montour County Veteranís
Association and the Air Force Honor Guard.
The family will
provide flowers. Memorial Contributions may be made to Maria Joseph Manor
875 Montour Boulevard Danville PA 17821 or GMC Dialysis Unit 100 Justin
Drive Internal Zip 24-50 Danville PA 17822.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA.www.visneski.com