December 21, 2012
Bob Lyons died on December 21, 2012 in St. Jospeh's Hospital in Wayne, he was 73. Born in the Irobound section of Newark he lived most of his life in Kearny.
Visiting will be on Sunday from 2-6 pm at the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny (map/directions). Mass will be on Monday at 9:30 am in St. Stephen's Church (map/directions) and burial will follow at Arlington Cemetery (map/directions).
Bob served in The U.S. Marine Corps from 1958-1961 and was a member of The Marine Corps League, VFW and Eagles all in Kearny. He also belongs to the Toms River Knights of Columbus. He is a retired Kearny Police Officer.
Husband of the late Joan (McMillan), he is survived by his children and their spouses Lisa Marie and Joao Pita and Robert Michael and Dolores Lyons, his siblings and their spouses James and Pam Lyons, Bernadette and Harry Palmasano and Patricia Crumlish. Also surviving are his grandchildren Kristeen, Ryan, Brett, Breonna and Brian and his nieces and nephews Gary, Tracey, James, Donna and Kevin.
In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to Wounded Warriors (DONATE).
Visiting - Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny - 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Mass - St. Stephen's Church, Kearny - 9:30 a.m.
Burial - Arlington Cemetery