Mr. Glenn D. Lyons, 69, of Vandenburg Point Road, Gloversville, passed away March 18, at St. Mary's Hospital after a long illness. He was born November 28, 1943, in Gloversville, son of the late Gordon and Winifred Frank Lyons. He was a graduate of Mayfield High School, class of 1961.
He worked several years in leather mills and Johnstown Bowling Center until it closed. He also worked at Kingsboro Golf Course, Pan Am, Perthshire and Taylor Made. Glenn was also self-employed in the plumbing and heating business.
Mr. Lyons enjoyed softball, bowling and golf. He especially enjoyed family, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Glenn was an avid New York Yankees and Washington Redskins fan.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra Van Schaffel Lyons; five sons, Glenn (Tina), Stephen (Denise), Randy (Tammy), Christopher, Derrick (Lori); and two daughters, Laura Lander and Jami Lyons. Glenn is also survived by two sisters, Lynn Albanese (Mark) and Donna Riley (Mike); sixteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by a daughter, Tanya Marie Lyons; brothers, Dougie and Ronney Lyons, and a sister Penny Lyons.
Abiding by Mr. Lyons' wishes, there will be no memorial services. He will be cremated and laid to rest with his daughter, Tanya, in Mayfield Cemetery at a later date. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Jeffords & Stewart Funeral Home, 85 W. Main St., Broadalbin. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 440 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.
The family extends a warm thank you to Drs. Mayer and Cope, the nurses and staff at St. Mary's Hospital for the great care that was given to Glenn and to Mountain Valley Hospice. Please visit the family online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com.