Thomas Lyons

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November 12, 2014

IN MEMORIUM

THOMAS LYONS
Obituary

 Thomas L. Lyons age 69. Beloved husband of Maureen nee: Nath. Loving father of Tim (Katie), Brian (Kathryn), Brendan (Katie) and the late Patrick Lyons. Cherished Papa of Liam, Owen, Connor, Quinn, Shane, Camryn, Kierstin and Kassidy. Devoted son of the late Leo and the late Shirley Lyons. Devoted brother of Bob (Marilyn), Jim and Mike (ann) Lyons. Devoted son-in-law of Mary (the late Tom) Nath. Brother-in-law of Geneva Adams, Pat Braun and Judi Pall. Fond uncle and friend of many including his four legged companion Rory. Tom taught for 35 years at Fenger, Brother Rice, Oak Lawn Community High School, St. Bernadette Grammar School and the Evergreen Park Athletic Association. A 2012 inductee of the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches and the Chicago Public Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm at St. Bernadette Catholic Church 9343 S. Francisco Ave. Evergreen Park, IL. Family and friends will gather again on Wednesday March 11, 2015 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church for Mass at 10:00 am. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Schmaedeke Funeral Home 708-448-6000.

Published in Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Mar. 9, 2015.

Click the picture of Maureen and Tom on the right to enlarge it.

50 Year Reunion Questionnaire Response:

Married to Maureen for 37-1/2 years. We had four sons, Tim/ Brian/ Brendan and the late Patrick. We have four grandsons, Liam, Owen, Connor and Quinn; and one grandaughter, Camryn. There are two more grandchildren due in the fall.

Retired from the Chicago Board of Education after 34-1/2 years. I keep busy with the grandchildren and coaching baseball at Brother Rice.

I am sorry I can’t be there, but we have a family vacation out-of-state and will be leaving the 24th.

Enjoy, have a great time. I hope we can keep in touch. You have my e-mail below.

25 Year Reunion Questionnaire Response:

Married to Maureen … 4 children … Teacher. Attended Brother Rice till 1963 and Northern Illinois
University till 1967. Enjoy being a high school baseball coach, basketball official and grammar school football coach. Growing
older yet attempting to regain my youth by coaching and playing softball in the summer. Spare time consists of settling many
and all arguments among four sons.

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