Neil E. Lyons

February 14, 1930—December 27, 2017

ELLIOTTSBURG—Neil E. Lyons, 87, of Elliottsburg passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in the West Shore Hospital.

Neil was born February 14, 1930 in Loysville, PA to the late D. Ray and Pauline A. (Junkins) Lyons. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Thomas B. Lyons and Paul Edward Lyons.

Neil was a lifetime farmer and was dairy manager at both locations of the former Nell’s Grocery Stores in Mechanicsburg and Carlisle.

He was a member of the Trinity Christian Church, New Bloomfield and New Bloomfield Fire Company.

Surviving are his wife, Helen F. (Fry) Lyons, a daughter, Sarah “Sally” Morrison and her husband Richard, two sisters, Ruby I. Kitner of Shermans Dale, Kay L. Rice of Elliottsburg, 3 grandchildren, Emma Groff and her husband Senjen of Shermans Dale, Madelyn Morrison and her companion Nate Weaver of California, MD., Tessa Morrison of Elliottsburg, 2 great-grandchildren, Reed and Colt Groff.

A funeral service will be held at Noon on Saturday, January 6, 2018 in the Trinity Christian Church, 106 West High Street, New Bloomfield, PA 17068 with the Rev. Edward Boyle officiating. Viewing will be from 11:00 AM to Noon Saturday in the church. Burial will be in the Bloomfield Cemetery, New Bloomfield.

Arrangements are being handled by the Nickel Funeral Home, P. O. BOX 910, Loysville, PA 17047.


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