Sean Francis Lyons, 43, of Reston, Virginia died on March 9, 2014 at Reston Hospital.
He is survived by his much-loved wife, Christine McGrath Lyons; adored son, Sean Ferdinand Lyons; mother, Nora Ryan, of Silver Spring MD; father and stepmother, Bill and Shirley Lyons of Lancaster PA; sister, Mary DeMartino, of Frederick MD; brother, Will Lyons, and sister-in-law, Karen, of Thurmont MD; nephews Will, Joey, Jake, Josh, Nick, niece Ashley, mother-in-law, Sandra McGrath, of Ocean View DE; and brother-in-law, Steve McGrath, of Madison WI.
He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and uncle; a caring and loyal friend, and a giving spirit to many. He was grounded in his roots, which enabled him to be a loyal alumnus of Herndon High School and West Virginia University.
Sean was working in talent acquisition with Neustar in Sterling, VA. He loved to have fun, make people laugh and never met a stranger. Sean was a golfer, a fisherman, and naturally good at forging relationships. Most of all he was a family man.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 5-8 p.m. at Saint John Neumann Church, 11900 Lawyers Road, Reston VA 20191. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, March 13th at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Herndon, VA. In lieu of flowers, the friends have established a fund for Sean Freddie and future baby Lyons.