- Joseph Gerald Lyons, 82, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on December 23, 2017, at Millinocket Regional Hospital. Joe, the son of William and Nina Lyons, was born on October 13, 1935.
Joe served proudly in the U.S. Army, was Past Exalted Ruler of the Millinocket Elks Lodge #1521, and retired from Great Northern Paper Co. in 1994 after over 40 years of dedicated service.
Joe enjoyed summers at Big Eddy Campground with Charlotte Tapley where they made great friends with the other campers. Joe also enjoyed family gatherings visiting with his children and grandchildren. Joe always made a point to visit each Christmas morning to watch his grandchildren open all of their presents.
Joe is survived by his children, Tammy Boutaugh, her husband Douglas, Robert, his wife Kim, Carol Charette, and her husband Gregory; grandchildren, Joseph Lyons, his wife Jessica, Cadie Boutaugh, Caryn Boutaugh, Whitney Yorston, her husband Christopher, Jared Lyons, and Christa Charette and her fiancé James Wright. Joe is also survived by his brother and friend, James Lyons, sister-in-law, Hazel Lyons, along with many nieces and nephews.
Joe was predeceased by his parents, brothers, William and Stanley Lyons, grandson, Marcus Charette, and the mother of his children, Jackie Lyons.
Graveside services will be held in the spring. Gifts of remembrance may be made to Katahdin Area Support Group, P.O. Box 374, Millinocket, Maine 04462. Funeral services provided by Lamson Funeral Home. Messages of condolence may be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com
Published on  December 26, 2017