Daniel C. Lyons, 68

OSWEGO, NY – Daniel C. Lyons, 68, a resident of Oswego, passed Wednesday January 29, 2014, after a long illness, with his family by his side.

Born in Oswego, he was the son of the late Gordon and Anita (Karth) Lyons.

Daniel was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran, serving from 1963-69, where he earned several medals including a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart with Valor.

He retired from Fort Ontario as maintenance supervisor and was a former commander of the VFW Post 5885.

Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Jeanette (Vivlemore) Lyons; two daughters, Melissa Van Buren of Jacksonville, Fla. and Pamela Lyons of Oswego; four grandchildren, Courtney LaVere, Angela Van Buren, Dustin Van Buren and Laura Van Buren; one sister, Roxanne Jock of Lake Havasu, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews who loved their “Uncle Danny.”

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his three brothers, Dwayne, Dennis and Jack Lyons.

Calling hours will be held 3-5 p.m. Saturday at Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.

Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com

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