In Memory of




Obituary for Shirley Lyons (Cooney)

Shirley Lyons – Passed away peacefully at Hospice Quinte, where she received loving and compassionate care by staff and volunteers, on Saturday, December 23, 2023 in her 86th year. 

Wife of the late Hugh Lyons.  Loving mother of Paul (Janet) Lyons of Stirling and Brad (Angie) Lyons of Frankford.  Cherished grandmother of Wesley (Gabi), William, Jason, Brett (Alli) and Evan (Michelle). 

Shirley is survived by her sisters, Dorothy McKeown (Don deceased) and Vivian Haw (John deceased), her brother Marvin Cooney (Linda deceased) and Sister in-law Jean Anne (Norman deceased).  As well as brother & sister in-law Francis & Muriel Lyons.

She is predeceased by her parents, the late Theodore and Lyla Cooney, by her brothers Raymond (Betty also deceased), Doug (Betty also deceased), Hillier “Chuck” (Ruth also deceased), and her sister Faye Empey (Mike also deceased).  As well as sister in-law Elaine Duncan.

Shirley is also remembered by her nieces, nephews and extended family.  The family will hold a celebration of Shirley’s life at a later date.  Cremation entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home.