Judith A. Lyons, 65, of Fairhaven passed away peacefully on Monday June 27, 2016 surrounded by her family after a long illness.
Born in Waltham, the daughter of the late William M. and Mary Regina (Ring) Lyons, she lived in Waltham for most of her life before moving to Fairhaven in 2000. She enjoyed many summers at Crescent Beach in Mattapoisett.
Miss Lyons had a very successful career in the insurance industry working as a corporate underwriter in the Metro Boston area. She received many awards and commendations for her work.
She was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Waltham in 1969, and received her Associates Degree in Business from Massachusetts Bay Community College in 1978.
She was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan.
Her family would like to thank the staff at the Royal of Fairhaven for the excellent care given to Judy during her illness.
Survivors include her siblings, John H. Lyons of Belmont, Thomas J. Lyons of Lawrenceville, GA, Mary R. Lyons of Mattapoisett, Charles E. Lyons of Newton, and Brenda M. Dufresne and her husband Donald of Mattapoisett; her brother-in-law, Richard Lieser of California; and her nieces and nephew, Lauren, Matthew, and Meaghan Dufresne.
She was the sister of the late Ellen Lieser, William M. Lyons, Jr., and Patricia M. Lyons.
Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday June 30, 2016 at 10 AM in St. Anthony’s Church, Mattapoisett. Burial will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Visiting hours are omitted. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd.. Route 6, Mattapoisett. For online condolence book, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.