Rita A. Lyons
Rita A. Lyons, 86, of Quincy passed away February 10, 2017, surrounded by the love and care of her family. She was the last of 11 children born to the late William and Elizabeth (Meaney) Lyons. Rita was an active member of St. Anns Church in Quincy and worked for many years as a meat wrapper for Capital Market before her retirement. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Rosemary (McMenamin) Lyons of Quincy; and many nieces, nephews and extended family; dear sister of the late Mary DeLorey, Elizabeth Webster, Helen Ciardi, Ruth Lyons, William Lyons, John Lyons, Edward Lyons, Richard Lyons, Leonard Lyons and Joseph Lyons. Her funeral to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Saturday, February 18, from the Hamel, Wickens & Troupe Funeral Home, 26 Adams St., Quincy Center, at 10 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Anns Church, 757 Hancock St., Wollaston. Burial will be private. Visiting hours Friday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rita's memory to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th floor, Brookline, MA 02445.
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