Beryl R. Lyons

Born: Sat., Jul. 21, 1928
Died: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 04, 2017
Location: Yost-Gedon Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Oct. 05, 2017
Location: Yost-Gedon Funeral Home

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 Beryl Richner Lyons, age 89, formerly of McElhattan, PA passed away October 1, 2017 at the Susque View Home where she had resided.

Beryl was born, July 21, 1928 in Marsh Creek, PA to the late Clair and Hazel Chapman Richner; she was one of 16 children.  She was united in marriage, August 8, 1954 to Gordon “Skip” Lyons who preceded her in death, February 9, 2011. 

Beryl had worked for a number of years at the Sylvania Plant in Mill Hall, PA and a number of years at the former Bobbi Brooks until its closing.  She had last worked for Island Poultry in Mill Hall.  Beryl enjoyed bingo, playing cards, sewing and reading. 

Survivors include one daughter, Donna Lyons of McElhattan, five brothers: Doyle (Maxine) Richner, Herbert (Nancy) Richner, Neil (Betty) Richner, Benjamin (Patricia) Richner and Donald Richner.  Four sisters: Cecelia Sheasley, Dora Lucas, Sarah (Paul) Neff and Sharon (David) Dreese.  Also, two grandchildren, Katelyn and Jonathan Judd, one great grandson, Riley Mark and a great granddaughter, Lucille Charlton.

She was preceded in death by four brothers:  Walter, Harold, Ralph and Norman Richner also two sisters, Cora Fryer and Marilyn Boone.

Funeral service for Beryl Richner Lyons will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 11:00 AM  in the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC, 121 West Main Street, Lock Haven, PA. Family and friends will be received in the funeral home on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 6 – 8 PM

Officiating will be Pastor Herbert Emel of the Assembly of God Church.

Memorial contributions will be accepted to Four Diamonds Cancer treatment in care of the  Central Mountain Middle School, 200 Ben Ave., Mill Hall, PA 17751.

Interment will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Park.

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Lanny and Joyce Allen
   Posted Mon October 02, 2017
We are very sorry to hear of Beryl's passing. She was a wonderful neighbor and is sorely missed in our little neighborhood. Now she is reunited with Skip. 2 great people.

Dave and Karen Eck
   Posted Thu October 05, 2017
Donna, Sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Always enjoyed talking with her.
Dave and Karen

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