Eleanore M. “Ellie” Lyons, 69, of Bulger, died Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at her home with family by her side..
She was born November 27, 1949 in Pittsburgh; a daughter of the late Robert and Bertha Marie (Kulhawik) Blum.
Mrs. Lyons was a health care manager at St. Francis and UPMC for 50 years and retired in 2019.
She was an avid cyclist and a fitness enthusiast. She enjoyed traveling, loved the beach, and was a great cook. She was a kind, generous person that could light up a room. She also was very fond of her two companions, Herman her dog and Maya her cat.
On February 12, 1970, she married James A. Lyons, who died May 12, 2012.
Surviving are two sons, Carl Lyons of Bulger and Timothy (Kristen Longstreth) Lyons of Beaver Falls; a daughter, Ella (Jeanne Fritch) Lyons of Golden, CO; a brother, Mike (Susie Belisle) Blum of Maine; three grandchildren, Jacquelyn (Dante Papada) Lyons, Karl Lyons and Olivia Lyons; and a great grandchild, Levi Papada.
Deceased are a brother, Robert Blum and a sister, Roberta Cifor.
Friends will be received on Saturday from 1-3 and 5-7 pm at Nation Funeral Home, Inc., 220 E. Lincoln Ave., McDonald, where services will be held at 1:00 pm Sunday, October 20, 2019 with Rev. Justin Amsler, pastor of McDonald Presbyterian Church, officiating. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Online condolences, photos and additional information are available at www.nationfuneralhome.com.
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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232