Ramona Grace Lyon (Mona)
Morrisville-Ramona G. Lyon, 86, died peacefully with her family by her side at Copley Hospital on Tuesday, December 30, 2014. She was born December 31, 1927 in Morrisville, the daughter of Harry Alfred Labare and Ola Anna Bundy Labare. She was married to Walter Sidney Lyon who predeceased her in 1982.
Mona was a very fun loving, caring, and giving lady. She was a graduate of Peoples Academy, began working as a telephone operator at age 18 and continued in that occupation for many years. She had also worked at the front desk at the Sunset Motor Inn and babysat. She enjoyed playing BINGO, games cards, knitting, crocheting, doing jigsaw puzzles and going out to eat. Mona had a special gift for music, playing anything by ear (especially the accordion). Mona had been a member of the American Legion Auxiliary since 1971 and was also a member of the Eagles Club in Jeffersonville.
She is survived by her children, Jane Thompson and husband, Michael of Morrisville; Dean Lyon and wife, Harriet of Stowe; Bruce Lyon and wife, Joye of Johnson; and Cynthia Lyon-Hill and husband, Mark of Morrisville; grandchildren, Holly Thompson, Cory Lyon, Jessica Salvatierra; Casey Lyon and wife, Lizi; Kimberly Jones and husband, Jason; and Brandy Hill and fiance’, Jason Dubie; great-grandchildren, Isabella, Penelope, Marina, Jada, Maya, and Ryder; and a brother, Norman Labare and wife, Vonnie of Northfield. She was predeceased by her parents and husband, Walter and siblings, Lloyd Labare, Harriet Bates and Wayne Labare.
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Faith Funeral Home, 165 Brooklyn St., Morrisville. Interment will be in the spring in Pleasant View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ramona’s memory may be made to the Lamoille Area Cancer Network, 198 Farr Avenue, Morrisville, VT 05661 or Lamoille Home Health and Hospice, 54 Farr Avenue, Morrisville, VT 05661.
Online condolences may be made by going to faithfh.net