John H. Lyon

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Died: December 16, 2013

John H. Lyon, 86, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 16, 2013. He was predeceased by his parents, Grove and Rosalia Lyon, and a brother, Virgil Lyon. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Doris M. Lyon; daughters, Gail and Dr. James Markstein, Alisa and Thomas Pry; grandchildren, Emily Markstein, Katie Markstein and Jonathan Card; several nieces and nephews. John proudly served in the US Army during WWII. He retired after 35 years of service at the Binghamton Psych Center where he received a psychiatric aide award from the National Association of Mental Health. John was a member of the Chenango Bridge United Methodist Church, enjoyed several years of camping with family, and playing cards with friends. The family would like to thank the staff of Good Shepherd Fairview for their loving care.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at the Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Roger Frederick officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Parkinsons Disease Assoc. at www.apdaparkinson.org or to 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305.

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Suzanne Wagner Guinn said on Sunday, Jan 12 at 10:35 PM

So sorry to hear of the passing of Jack. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Doris and your family. Love and prayers - Suzanne

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Tom and Carol Harrigan said on Wednesday, Dec 18 at 11:22 AM

Our condolences to Doris and family. We remember Jack always wearing shorts and working around the camper. We have long missed the laughter and good times at the lake. God has a new angel.

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