Paul V. Lyons

Paul V. Lyons, 80, died at home in Milton, Monday October 7, 2019, surrounded by his family.

Born and raised in Dorchester, he was a graduate of Boston College High School and Boston College. He earned his MBA from New York University before attending Suffolk University Law School. After earning his law degree, he worked for five years at the National Labor Relations Board. Paul was a partner at the law firm of Foley Hoag for over thirty years. He served as General Counsel and Vice President at Suffolk University before retiring.

Paul was the beloved husband of the late Elaine M. (Hurley) Lyons. Loving father of Judith Lyons of Quincy, Maureen Trowbridge and her husband Peter of Burlington, Paula Small and her husband Matthew of South Boston, and Joseph Lyons and his wife Kristen of Houston, Texas. Cherished grandfather of Peter, William and Caroline Trowbridge, Audrey, Jack and Grace Lyons, and Kathleen Small. Son of the late Joseph and Doris (Griffin) Lyons. Brother of Robert Lyons and his late wife Virginia.  Brother-in-law of Marie Fitzpatrick and her late husband Edward.  Nephew of Dorothy Connors. Paul is also survived by nephews Edward Fitzpatrick Jr. and William Fitzpatrick and their wonderful families.  Paul was a U.S. Army Veteran.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Saturday October 12 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Friday 4-8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the Quincy Retired Teachers Scholarship Fund (Elaine and Paul Lyons Scholarship), 124 Briar Lane, Westwood, MA 02090 or the Joseph and Doris Lyons Scholarship at BC High,