FRAMINGHAM -Byron “Barney” Lennon, 88 of Framingham, passed In the comfort of his home, in the care of his beloved wife of 67 years, Martha (Johnston) of Framingham, surrounded by loved ones, and serenaded by the quiet music played by his grandson, Shane on July 8, 2019.
Brother of the late Edna (Lennon) Watson of New Brunswick, Canada; Wilfred Lennon of New Brunswick, Canada; Wendell Lennon of New Brunswick, Canada; and twin brother Bernard Lennon of New Brunswick, Canada.Devoted father to Guy Lennon and his wife Kim of Paige, Tx; the late Dale Lennon of Zephyrhills, FL; Ray Lennon of Framingham, MA and Terry Lennon of Framingham, MA. Beloved Grampy of 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Beloved Uncle, and great-uncle to many.
Byron was born and raised in New Brunswick Canada before moving his family to the US in 1963, where he worked for North Eastern Crane as an equipment operator for 30+ years.
Upon migrating to the US, Byron raised his family on Framingham’s Arthur Street for many years, an area in which he is remembered for his successful Christmas tree stand where he worked closely with family of all ages and spent some of his happiest days.
A devoted family man, and a true example of the American Dream, Byron enjoyed traveling and took much pride in lending a hand to family member’s projects as well as sharing the bounty from his wonderful garden; which he tended well into his final years.
A special thanks to Roy and Frances Johnston as well as Candy and Steve Wheeler of Easton, MA for their continued care and support during this difficult time.
Memorial Service to follow at a later date.
In Lieu of flowers, donations made to the Alzheimer’s Association in Byron’s memory would be appreciated by the family.
Alz.org Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave. Fl 17 Chicago, IL 60601