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Kathy Ann (Marin) Lyon

CORNWALL — Kathy Ann (Marin) Lyon, age 69, of Cornwall, loving wife and educator, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, April 15, 2022. She was the beloved wife of William H. Lyon.

Kathy was born on December 30, 1952 in Norwalk, a daughter of the late James and Frances (Platek) Marin. She was a graduate of Norwalk High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Connecticut and received her master’s degrees in nursing, education and special education. Kathy worked as a registered nurse until the 1990’s and after she got her master’s degree in special education, she taught at several schools with her last full-time position being with Torrington Public Schools. After she retired, she tutored and did substitute teaching in Torrington, Cornwall and Falls Village. Teaching was her passion. She and her husband, William, also enjoyed volunteering for the CT Special Olympics and hiking.

Kathy enjoyed music. She was the guitarist and singer for The Homegrown Band and was a member of the West Hartford Women’s Choral. She was active in local politics and was also a member of the Humanists Association of Connecticut. She was an active member of the United Church of Christ in Cornwall.

Besides her husband of Cornwall, Kathy leaves her step daughters, Bobbi Lyon and her husband, Steve Twitchell of Bethel, and Bethany Lyon of Trumbull.

Arrangements: A Celebration of Kathy’s Life will be held on a date and time to be announced. Brookside Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 200 Benson Rd., Middlebury, Ct., has been entrusted with her arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: My Friend Abby at myfriendabby.org.

For more information or to send an on-line condolence, please go to www.brooksidememorial.com

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