David J. Lyons

David J. Lyons died January 28, 2018 in Boston. David was a lifelong resident of Milton, Massachusetts.  He graduated from St. Agatha’s Grammar School, Boston College High School, and Boston College.  David was a 50 year elected Town Meeting Member, and former 2-term Chairman of the Warrant Committee, and Town Election Official.

David served proudly in the U.S. Air Force during the Viet Nam Era, stationed in Germany and France.  He regularly entertained his nieces and nephews with his stories from this time.

Son of the late Paul M. and Margaret (MacDougall ) Lyons. David was the brother of the late Daniel E. Lyons and his wife Virginia and Paul M. Lyons and his wife Barbara. David was the beloved Uncle of Virginia M. Harry and her husband Robert, of Roanoke, Virginia, Maureen Schoenemann of Rockford, Illinois, Kathleen Lyons and her husband Dennis Pasqualino of Attleboro, Massachusetts, Paula Lyons-LaFavre  and her husband Douglas, of Braintree, Massachusetts, Daniel E. Lyons Jr. and his wife Michelle, of Hanover, Massachusetts, Mark D. Lyons of Braintree, Massachusetts, Stephen M. Lyons and his wife Debra  of Milton, Massachusetts, Stacy M. Walsh of Watertown, Massachusetts, and Matthew J. Lyons of Quincy, Massachusetts.

David was the loving and devoted Great-Uncle to Victoria, Stacy, Karin, Scott, Meghan, Patrick, Emily, Erin, Caitlyn, Courtney, Michael, Lori, Sara, Emma, Noah, Jacob, Ryan, Molly, and Connor.

His greatest joy was being with his family, and hosted the family every Thanksgiving and Easter.  David was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Thursday February 1,  at 9:00 AM. Visiting  hours at Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE, Wednesday,  4-7 pm. Interment Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations in David’s memory may be sent to the Daniel E. Lyons Athletic Scholarship Fund at Boston College,  140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hills, MA 02467 .