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John A Lyons


JOHN A LYONS 15 June 1943 8 July 2021 John A Lyons (78), of Rochdale, died suddenly, but peacefully in his sleep on 8 July 2021. John was born in Bury, Lancs on 15 June 1943 to Ida and Philip Lyons. He attended Bury Secondary Technical School. John worked as the General Manager for Greater Manchester Transport until his retirement, and was an avid bowler, cricket fan, and lifelong Bolton Wanderers fan. John is survived by his two daughters, Jacqui and Amanda, Son-in-Law, Wayne, and his three beloved grandchildren, Jordan, Dominik, and Olivia. He was predeceased by his wife, Ann. Memorial service will be held at Rochdale Crematorium on Monday, 26 July 2021 at 1pm, with a reception to share memories immediately following, at Rochdale Cricket Club, Redbrook, Rochdale. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made in John's name to Kidney Research UK, at a charity he has supported since the loss of his wife in 1978. Further enquiries to Cutgate Co-operative Funeralcare. Tel: 01706 643 215



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