John F. Lyons, of Trumbull, died Aug. 29, 2014, at Connecticut Hospice in Branford.

Mr. Lyons was born May 16, 1930, in New York, N.Y., son of the late John and Helen Lyons. He was the husband of the late Patricia (Tillinghast) Lyons.

He served in the U. S. Army and was a chemist for Arnold Bakers in Greenwich for many years until his retirement.

John is survived by his children, Iona Lyons of Mystic, Amanda Lyons Salvatore of Branford, and Rebecca Lyons Rizzo of Trumbull; and six grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his son Delbert Lyons.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford handled arrangements.