Joan L. Lyons
March 21, 2011
Joan L. Lyons (nee McMillan) died 3/21/11 in Overlook Hospital in Summit. She was 69.
Born in Jersey City, Joan lived in Belleville before moving to Kearny 20 years ago. She was a supervisor at the Meadowlands Arena in East Rutherford and was past president of the Eagles Womans Auxilliary in Kearny.
Wife of Francis Robert Lyons and formally married to the late John J. O'Donnell, she is survived by her children John J. O'Donnel, jr. and his wife Renee and Susie Merkel and her husband Peter. Sister of Joseph McMillan, Jacqueline Primavera, Jill Waller, Jeanine Feaman, James McMillan and the late Judy Horn. Loving grandmother of Gavin, Tegan, Caden and Quinn. Also surviving are her step children Lisa Marie Pita and Robert Michael Lyons.
Visiting Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Wilfred Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny (map, directions). Service Thursday 11 am in the funeral home. Interment Arlington Cemetery (map, directions).
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