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Mary C. (Roque) Lyons

November 29, 1911 — February 8, 2019

Marlborough, formerly of Sommerville

Mary C. (Roque) Lyons, 107, of Marlborough, Ma, formerly of Somerville, Ma, passed away peacefully, on Friday, February 08, 2019, at Marlboro Hills Health Center, with her family by her side, after a period of declining health. She is reunited in heaven with her beloved husband of over sixty years, Edward L. Lyons.

Mary was born on November 29, 1911, in San Miguel, Azores, Portugal, a daughter of the late Francisco and Maria (Conceicao) Roque. She was raised in Somerville, where she lived for 101 years, until she moved to Marlborough. Mary has her own park bench in Somerville that was dedicated to her on her 100th birthday.

Mary was a devoted homemaker, who dedicated he life to raising her family and caring for her home. Mary enjoyed sewing, doing needle work and even made her own oriental rugs. She was a devout Catholic and her faith remained constant throughout her life.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Carole A. Lally and her husband John of Hudson; two grandchildren, Cherlye A. Rhuda and her husband Jeff of Beverly, MA and John C. Lally of Dennis, MA; three great-grandchildren, Justin Rhuda, Blake Rhuda and Caci Rhuda.

In addition to her parents and beloved husband Edward L. Lyons, she was also predeceased by 8 siblings.

Relatives and friends are invited to a period of calling hours from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at TIGHE HAMILTON REGIONAL FUNERAL HOME, 50 Central St., Hudson, MA; followed by a procession to Saint Michael Parish, 21, Manning St., Hudson, MA, for an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial and Committal Services at Saint Bernard Cemetery in Concord, MA.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, February 14, 2019

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home.

50 Central Street, Hudson, MA 01749

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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