Regina "Jeanne" D. Lyons , 81 of Zanesville died at 9:45am Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at the Adams Lane Care Center following a long illness.
She was born on December 27, 1931 in Zanesville the daughter of Herbert C. and Louise A. Goeltz Ryan.
Jeanne was a homemaker & a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church where she very active helping with many duties. She was instrumental in organizing pilgrimages to Carey Ohio and was supportive in many other church activities.
She is survived by a daughter, Beth A. (Pat) Melick of Columbus; 3 sons, Gregory W. (Penny) Lyons of Jacksonville, Fl., Lee L. Lyons of Pataskala and Chris S. "Chief" (Tawna) Lyons of Zanesville. Three grandchildren, Patrick, Nicholas and Madeline; a brother Terry (Marty) Ryan of Zanesville. Jeanne was preceded in death in addition to her parents, by her husband George William "Bill" Lyons on August 10, 1995, two brothers Don Ryan and William Ryan; and two sisters, Pat Paul and Jeanne's twin sister Jo Lou Coyle.
Friends may call 6 to 8pm on Friday, September 27, 2013 at the Bryan & Snider Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00pm, Saturday, September 28, 2013 at St. Thomas Catholic Church with the Fr. Martin Ralko as celebrant. Burial will conclude at the Mt. Olive Cemetery, East Pike.
The Bryan & Snider Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Jeanne’s family please visit www.BryanSniderFuneralHome.com.