Elizabeth M. (Lodge) Lyons

March 18, 1931 ~ June 30, 2020 (age 89)


Elizabeth M. Lyons, 89, of Darby, Montana, and formerly of Drums, passed away early Tuesday morning, June 30, 2020 at her home following a lengthy illness.

Born in Philadelphia, March 18, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Marie (Croul) Lodge and spent the past four years in Darby after spending 50 years in Drums.

Elizabeth worked alongside her late husband, as a Secretary for Tom’s Texaco, Hazleton; and Tom's Citgo, Danville. She was a member of​St Francis of Assisi, Hamilton, MT and a passed member of Good Shepherd RC Church, Drums where she dedicated many hours as a Sunday school teacher, a Eucharistic Minister, an altar server and active volunteer for many years. In her spare time besides loving her family, she enjoyed reading, crocheting, and gardening.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her loving husband Thomas J. Lyons, Sr. who passed away March 16, 2010; two brothers Harry and James Lodge, a sister Patricia Lodge and son-in-law Joseph Salkowski.

Surviving are ten children Thomas J.(Cathy) Lyons, Jr., Sugarloaf; Elizabeth Watkins and her life partner Randy Rennaker, Darby, MT; Margaret Steinman (Gary), Hamilton, MT; Michael (Barbara) Lyons, Drums; Linda Laubach, Danville; Helen Evans (Jim), Drums; Paul Lyons, Hazleton; Ann Salkowski, Drums; James (Lou Ann) Lyons, Sugarloaf; David Lyons and his companion Patty Ringlaben, Sugarloaf; 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held Tuesday at 9:30am from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. (East), 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am which will be celebrated in Good Shepherd RC Church, Drums. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Drums. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6 pm - 8 pm.

Memorial donations may be made to Good Shepherd Church, 87 S. Hunter Hwy, Drums, PA 18222 or St Francis of Assisi Building Fund, P.O. Box 593, Hamilton MT 59840. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at

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Public Viewing
July 6, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East)
669 West Butler Dr.
Drums, PA 18222

Funeral Service
July 7, 2020

9:30 AM
Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East)
669 West Butler Dr.
Drums, PA 18222

July 7, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Good Shepherd RC Church
87 S. Hunter Highway
Drums, PA 18222

Graveside Service
July 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Calvary Cemetery
49 S. Hunter Highway
Drums, PA 18222


Good Shepherd RC Churh
87 South Hunter Highway, Drums PA 18222

St. Francis of Assisi Building Fund
P.O. Box 593, Hamilton MT 59840

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