MINETTO — Norman H. "Tom" Lyons, 85, of Minetto, died suddenly Nov. 3, 2012, at the Veterans' Administration Medical Center in Syracuse.
He retired in 1989 after 43 years at the Nestle Company in Fulton.
Tom had served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-46.
He was predeceased by his parents, Kenneth and Lena (Laws) Lyons; and his siblings, Mason, Donald, Milton, Carl, Wesley, Howard and Edna Lyons and Lois Andrianos.
Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Irene (Burghdurf) Lyons, of Minetto; son, Dennis (Lynn) Lyons, of Fulton; daughter, Valerie Lyons Hudson, of Fulton; seven grandchildren, Heather, Vanessa and Todd Hudson, Derek Lyons and Trisha (David) Botty, Tracy (Steven) Austin and Jason (Sarah) Townsend; five great-grandchildren, Lena Marie Botty, Joshua and Jarret Austin and Sydney and Nathaniel Townsend; sisters-in-law, Marge Davis, Beatrice Lyons, Gloria Lyons and Georgia (Raymond) Marshall; brother-in-law, Leon (Dorothy) Burghdurf; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Minetto Union Cemetery in Minetto.
Calling hours are 3-7 p.m. today at the funeral home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. www.fosterfuneralhome.com