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Sean M. Lyons

Obituary for Sean M. Lyons

November 3, 1965 - November 27, 2019
Wakefield, Massachusetts | Age 54


Sean M. Lyons, 54 of Wakefield died Wednesday, November 27 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading.

He was born in Malden on November 3, 1965 to the late Benjamin and Mary (Shanahan) Lyons.

Sean was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Northeast Regional Vocational High School. He worked for the Local#17 as a Sheet Metal Worker. He was passionate about his vintage Ford Bronco and BMW motorcycle. He was also an avid traveler and photographer.

Sean was the beloved husband of Julie M. Smith, whom he always made laugh until the very end. He was the brother of Christopher Lyons and his wife Denise of Lynn. He was the nephew of the late Dotti Fiander of Medford. He was the uncle of Matt Smith and his wife Nicole, Brianna Smith, Megan Whalen and Shannon Whalen. Sean was especially close to his in-laws who not only became part of his extended family, but also close friends to him. He was also the godfather to his nephew Matt Smith as well as to Joseph and Jeff Melanson of Malden. Sean had many friends who all will remember his kindness, smile and sense of humor. Also brother of Lori Lyons of Haverhill.

His funeral mass will be celebrated at the Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St., Wakefield on Tuesday, December 3 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. There are no calling hours. Interment will be private. Arrangements in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home, Wakefield.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave, Salem, MA 01970 or to Sawtelle Family Hospice House, 320 Haverhill Street, Reading, MA 01867.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Sawtelle Family Hospice House
    320 Haverhill Street
    Reading, MA 01867
  • Northeast Animal Shelter
    347 Highland Ave
    Salem, MA 01970

Arrangements By

McDonald Funeral Home

19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
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