77, passed away on September 6, 2017 at home with his family at his side. John was born in Jersey City and has resided in Bayonne most of his life. John proudly served his country in the U.S Army Military Police from 1957 to 1961. John retired from the Maidenform Company in Bayonne where he was a Sewing Machine Mechanic for over 30 years. Husband of Sylvia (Bermudez) Lyons. Father of Patrick M. Lyons and his wife Regina, Colleen Lyons and her significant other Ray, Cristine Lyons, and the late John E. Lyons III. Grandfather of Jessica (BPD), John, Alex, Jacob and Ciara. Great Grandfather of Merrick and Aubrey Lyons. Brother of Adele Mullins, Ronald Lyons, Susan Hernandez, Ellen Guietterez and the late James Lyons. Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O'BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.