Teresa E. (Leonard) Lyons

Born: Wed., May 16, 1951
Died: Mon., Feb. 4, 2013


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 07, 2013
Location: Milford Location

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Fri., Feb. 08, 2013
Location: St. Mary's Church

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Teresa E. Lyons, 61, of Milford, MA, passed away peacefully at her home with her beloved husband by her side Monday, February 4, 2013. She was the wife of Dermot F. Lyons for 42 years. She was born in Cape Clear, County Cork Ireland and was the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Driscoll) Leonard.
Mrs. Lyons was owner of a home daycare in Milford for 30 years. Her greatest joy was her four grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her love for life and her dedication to her family.
Besides her devoted husband, Dermot, she is survived by three sons: Robert Lyons and his wife Jenny of Milford, MA; Kevin Lyons and Gregory Lyons both of Milford, MA; one daughter: Christina Lyons of Milford, MA; four grandchildren: Robby, Hanorah, Fiona and Garin Lyons all of Milford, MA; six siblings: Mary McDonagh of Quincy, MA, Daniel Leonard of Ireland; Catherine Leonard of England, Margaret Crotty of England, Breeda Trietsch of France, and Patrick Leonard of Ireland. She was a “Nana” to many local children she also leaves behind.
Mrs. Lyon’s funeral will be held Friday, February 8, 2013 at 9:00 am from the James E. Kellett and Son Funeral Home, 21 West St., Milford, MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Mary’s Church, Winter St., Milford, MA. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Milford, MA. Calling hours will be Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 5:00-8:00 pm.  
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Teresa Lyons' memory to The American Cancer Society, P.O.Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718

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Donal Murphy
   Posted Mon February 04, 2013
Dear Dermot, Robert, Kevin, Gregory and Christina.

Our sympathy and our prayers are with you all at this very sad time.

Teresa was most valiant and brave, she is in our thoughts and prayers and we too will miss her.

May God Bless her and you all today and everyday.

Yours respectfully,

Donal, Miriam, Sarah and Emma Murphy

Mary & Noel Randles
   Posted Mon February 04, 2013
We are sorry to hear about your loss, as we are unable to travel at the present we hope to visit you in late March and pay our respects at her grave.
Hope see you all then.

Mary & Noel

Albert and Maureen Lyons
   Posted Mon February 04, 2013
Dear Dermot, Robert, Jenny, Kevin, Greg, Christina, Robby, Hanorah, Fiona and Garin,

We love you, and are thinking about you and Teresa at this very difficult time. It's very clear that you all worked together with a lot of love and respect for each other to take care of Teresa. She was very proud of you and will always watch over each and every one of you every day from heaven. You have your own special angel. With love, Albert and Maureen

Matt and Amy Martel
   Posted Tue February 05, 2013
Rob, Jenny and Family,

So sorry for your loss. You're in our hearts and prayers. Lots of love to you!

Joan Callahan-Cormier
   Posted Tue February 05, 2013
"Pain is never permanent." - Mother Teresa
My thoughts and prayer's are with all in pain by Teresa's passing, I wish and pray you all find peace. Love, Joan Callahan-Cormier

Breda Leonard-Trietsch and Hans Trietsch
   Posted Tue February 05, 2013
Dermot, Robert, Jenny, Kevin,Greg, Christina, Robby, Hanorah Fiona and Gavin.

Know that our loving thoughts embrace you at this time of sadness and loss sending you warmth and peace. May the comfort and joy that comes from memories of love shared together as a family and with Theresa console you now and in the future. Our sincerest condolences-Theresa loved you all more than anything else in the universe and during our recent visit to the US your love for her and your dedication to her was very obvious to us indeed.
Love B reda and Hans

Dan & Mary Duffy Leonard
   Posted Tue February 05, 2013
Dermot, Robert, Kevin, Gregory & Christina we send you our heartfelt and deepest sympathy to you all at this very sad time. Sorry we cannot be with ye at this time but we are with ye in spirit. We will always remember and cherish the times we spent with Teresa and yourselves when we were with ye all in December.

Dianne and Jose Pinto
   Posted Tue February 05, 2013
Dear Dermot,Robert,Kevin,Gregory and Christina;

Teresa was a wonderful wife, an awesome mother and the best babysitter ever!
Mike, Dave and Mark will be ever thankful for Her loving care.
Dianne and Jose Pinto

Catherine Leonard
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
Dermot Robert Kevin Gregory Christina Jenny Robby Hanorah Fiona Garin.

I was terribly sad to hear the bad news RIP.

Teresa was an exceptional person with her great talent for caring,kindness and warmth.

I will miss you greatly and your regular phone calls.

I want you all to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Sadly I am unable to attend the funeral but I will be with you all in spirit.

With deepest sympathy.

Your Loving Sister.


Mary and Neil Sullivan
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
Where do the years go? I remember when Teresa first came to America from the Cape and made many visits to see my mother in the Bronx. She was so beautiful and full of energy.
Our condolences to the Lyons Family. Teresa has gone home to God.
Mary and Neil Sullivan

Ralph Anderson
   Posted Thu February 07, 2013
Kevin & Family, Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time. May God bless you and keep you. Ralph Anderson & Family

Mary & Pat McDonagh & The Entire McDonagh Family
   Posted Thu February 07, 2013
Dermot, Rob, Jenny, Kevin, Greg, Christina, Robby, Hanorah, Fiona & Garin,

We mourn with you at the loss of Teresa. She was a great wife, mother, grandmother, sister, caretaker, and friend. She will truly be missed. May your memories shared with her over the years help you overcome your sadness today and always.

To Teresa,
May you sleep in peace. You are now an angel up in heaven. Lots of hugs and kisses. We will all be praying for your family.

Mary & Pat McDonagh & The Entire McDonagh Family

Patrick, Mary, Roisin, Pat Leonard
   Posted Thu February 07, 2013
Dear Dermot,Robert,Kevin,Gregory,Christina,Jenny,Robby,Hanorah,Fiona,Garin.

Those we love don't go away,they walk beside us everyday,

Unseen,unheard,but always near,

So loved,so missed,

So Very Dear.

Our sincere and heartfelt sympathy,

Rest in Peace Teresa.

God Bless You all.

Patrick,Mary,Roisin and Pat Leonard

Tom, Susan, Tommy and Casey O'Brien
   Posted Fri February 08, 2013
Aunt Mary, Uncle Pat and Family,
Our loving thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. Teresa was always a joy to see and talk to. We are so deeply sorry for your loss. God Bless you all.
Love, Tom, Susan, Tommy and Casey

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