Ruth Frances Lyons
1932 - 2020
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Lyons, Ruth Frances nee Tobin, January 27, 1932 June 14, 2020, of complications from Covid-19. Ruth was the middle of nine children of Dr. Francis James Tobin and Margaret Alice Halligan Tobin of Mitchell, South Dakota. She is predeceased by her adored husband, Thomas George Lyons, partner in the Chicago law firm O'Keefe Lyons & Hynes, her cherished infant, Ann-Marie, her beloved eldest child, Mary Alexandra Lyons Cooney (Thomas). She is survived by her children the Hon. Thomas Vincent Lyons II (Margo), Francis Xavier Lyons (Mary Pat) and Rachel Ann Lyons Cooper (James), and by her siblings, Francis (Nancy) Tobin and Yvonne (George) MacCormack. She was the cherished grandmother of eight. After her graduation from the College of Saint Teresa, Minnesota, Ruth moved to Chicago to work in the advertising department of the Chicago Tribune. Funeral Private. In lieu of flowers, donations to Misericordia Heart of Mercy, 6300 N. Ridge, Chicago, IL 60660; tel.773-736-3833. Sign Guest Book at legacy.suntimes.com

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Jun. 21, 2020.
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June 27, 2020
Dear Tom, Frank, and Rachel,
My condolences on the passing of your mom. I enjoyed getting to know her when she lived at Alldolorata near my mom. My brother Stuart always spoke fondly of your parents. May you find peace at comfort during this time of grief.
Sincerely,
Mary Corboy Hilgeman
Mary Corboy Hilgeman
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June 23, 2020
Ruth, along with her late husband Tom, were loving and loyal friends (Tom was a co-worker), as well as terrific parents and invested members of the community. I will miss them both.
Dennis OKeefe
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June 20, 2020
Our sympathy and special prayers for Ruth and all her family and friends.

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Misericordia Home
June 15, 2020
Our sympathy and special prayers for Ruth and all her family and friends.

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