Robert J. (Bob) Lydon, 98, of Watertown


Robert J. (Bob) Lydon, 98, NYS Rt. 37, Watertown passed away Friday morning, August 23, 2013, at his home under the care of his family, aides, and Hospice.

A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 27, at 10AM at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Pierre Aubin, MSC officiating, with burial following in Glenwood Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours and arrangements are with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown.

Bob was born in Syracuse on July 25, 1915, son of John J. and Mary F. Moore Lydon. He graduated from Syracuse Central School and received a BA in Accounting from Syracuse University in 1939.

On July 18, 1942 he married Mary Louise Teubner at St. Mary's Church, Alexandria, VA and she died December 6, 2012.

He served in the US Army Air Corp. during World War II and was honorably discharged as a First Lieutenant. After his service to his country, he was a salesman for Smith Restaurant Supply, Syracuse from 1946 - 1960.

In 1960 he became the owner and officer of Black River Restaurant Supply and the couple moved to Watertown in 1961. He owned the business until 1975, and then worked as a sales rep and specialty advertiser for Newton Manufacturing Co., Newton, IA.

Bob attended Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church. He was a member of American Legion Post 61, Elks Lodge 496, and Salvation Army Advisory Board. He was an honorary member of Watertown Rotary Club and a former volunteer for both North Pole and Calcium fire departments.

He is survived by his six children and their spouses, John R. and Betsy Lydon, Syracuse, Patrick D. and Ann Lydon, Webster, Christine and Paul Zoltowski, Spencer, Terrance J. Lydon and his wife, Leone Lehman, Northport, FL, Bonnie and Michael Yonkovig, Henderson Harbor, and Matthew J. and Constance Lydon, Hamburg; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; one niece, three nephews, and several cousins.

Besides his wife, Mary Louise, he was predeceased by his sister, Mary Louise Topp, May 5, 1983.

The family requests no flowers. Donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601.

Online condolences may be made at

Monday, December 5, 2016
, Watertown, NY
More On Demand

Funeral Homes Listings

Jefferson County:

Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage

Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown

Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay

Cummings Funeral Service
Watertown - 315-782-0830
Clayton - 315-686-5101

Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa

Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown

Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter

Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown

Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown

Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent

Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont

Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage

Carpenter-Stoodley, Belleville

T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton

Piddock Funeral Home, Adams

Lewis County

Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan

Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville

Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan

Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville

Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville

St. Lawrence County

IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown

Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop

Buck Funeral Home, Norwood

Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg

French Funeral Home, Gouverneur

Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur

Phillips Memorial Home, Massena

LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, Ogdensburg

Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg

Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton

O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton

Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
(315) 347-2122

French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur

French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards

French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake

This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.

What's On TonightFull Schedule