Mark B. Lyons


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Topsfield, MA - Mark B. Lyons, 67, of Topsfield, Massachusetts, passed on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Beloved husband and best friend of Althea (Cali); loving father of Alex Lyons and his wife Madison; daughter Julia Lyons and her partner Kristian Hval; dear son of the late Ethel and Irving Lyons; cherished son-in-law of Ileana (Yai Yai) Koles; other significant members of his family, Oliver and Dickens Lyons.

Mark Lyons was born and raised in Malden, Massachusetts. Attorney Lyons practiced law for over 35 years. He was the founding partner of Lyons & Tzanoudakis, LLP, in Danvers. Attorney Lyons was the Chairman of the Board Selectman in Topsfield. He has served as Chair for the Topsfield Finance Committee, as Chair of the Topsfield Elementary School Committee and as a Member of the Topsfield Planning Board. He was also a member of the Topsfield Town Hall Committee. Mark was an avid New England Sports fan, enjoyed visiting Cape Cod, and spending time with family and friends.

Services will be at the Goldman Funeral Chapel 174 Ferry Street (off Route 60), Malden, on Friday, August 9, at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Topsfield.

Memorial week will be observed privately.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Topsfield Historical Society, P.O. Box 323, Topsfield, MA 01983, or to Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance, 14 Pennsylvania Plaza, Suite 2110 NY, NY 10122. For information, directions, or to offer online condolences, please visit
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Siv Roeder Smith
Sep 11, 2019
Mark was so generous and kind and extremely patient. My dad and I had many wonderful times talking with him even though there were legal paperwork things going on he made it seem just like having a fun conversation. He always seemed to have the best interests of others in his heart. My heart goes out to his family and partners at work and friends.
Anne Reynolds
Aug 12, 2019
I knew Mark from living in Magnolia in the early 70's. I remember Mark as a caring person and loving father. The last time I saw Mark, he was at Crane Beach, with his daughter. I am sad to know that he lived just the next town over and that that time on the beach was so long ago.
Aug 09, 2019
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Nancy Pia
Aug 08, 2019
Mark and I met in the 70’s when we both worked at Project Rap in Beverly. Mark was in charge of finding temporary shelter for at risk children..his passion for doing what was right for these kids was impressed on everyone he worked with. He was a kind and loving sorry to learn of his passing..