Michael Charles Lyons, 72

Mar 13, 2023

Michael Charles Lyons, 72, of Mashpee, passed away at home after a long illness. His loving wife Holly (Speight) Lyons was by his side.

Michael was born on July 8, 1950 in Dorchester to Charles W. Lyons and Helen (Ferguson) Lyons. 

After attending school in Dorchester, he began working as a meat cutter at age 16 and eventually became a meat manager until he retired at the age of 60. He resided in Wareham for many years before settling in Mashpee in 1991.

Michael enjoyed sports and never missed an opportunity to watch his sons’, grandchildren’s or nephews’ games or dance recitals. He was a passionate animal lover, and his many pets he had over the years brought him great joy. Michael could never turn away any stray that came his way. He enjoyed a good card or cribbage game with friends.

The greatest love of Michael’s life was his family. He was kind, supportive and loving. His great sense of humor could always bring a smile. Michael will be greatly missed by all.

Michael is survived by his wife of 26 years, Holly, his children Stephen Lyons and wife Deborah of Stoughton, David Lyons and wife Jennifer of Quincy, his stepchildren Stephanie Ormston and husband Robert of Centerville, Timothy Eldredge and wife Rebecca of Blackstone, 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, siblings Carol Imbornone of Merrimack, New Hampshire, Nancy Barry and husband Robert of Onset, Kathy Atkinson and husband Paul of Wareham, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MSCPCA Cape Cod, 1577 Falmouth Rd., Centerville, MA 02632.

Arrangements are made by the Nickerson Funeral Home in Chatham.