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Dennis A. Lyford, 69, Graduated from Hopkinton in 1962

Funeral Services will be held in Westborough on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, with viewing at 9 a.m. and services at 10 a.m.

The following obituary was taken from www.legacy.com

Dennis Alden Lyford, 69, passed away in on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2013, after an extended illness.

Funeral Services will be held to honor Dennis at Britton-Summers Funeral Home, 4 Church St. Westborough, Mass., on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, with viewing at 9 a.m. and services at 10 a.m. following with burial services held at Evergreen Cemetery, Woodville, Mass.

Dennis was born in Milford on Dec. 15, 1944, the son of Alden K. and Phyllis M. Lyford. Dennis graduated from Hopkinton High School in 1962. Dennis served in the United States Air Force from 1962 until 1966 and was Honorably Discharged as an Airman First Class. Dennis was a proud member of Teamsters Local 170, Worcester. He resided in Newport, NC, with his wife.

For his full obituary, click HERE.

Dennis worked as a truck driver for Shell Oil Company South Portland, Maine; Summer's Trucking Upton; Fantoni Construction Framingham; and retired as an equipment/operator for Rosenfeld Concrete Hopedale. Dennis' hobbies included playing softball, horse-shoes, bowling, boating, fishing and spending time with his family.

Dennis is survived by his loving and dedicated wife of 35 years, Suzanne L. (Etter) Lyford; son Donald Lyford and wife Susan of Douglas; daughter Paula Nelson and husband Mark of West Bath, Maine; daughter Diana DiGioia of Worcester; step-son Staff Sergeant Ronald Hartford and wife Luciana of Pinehurst, NC; and step-son Sergeant First Class Kevin Hartford of Boston; four grand- daughters; eight grand-sons; and three great grand-sons. Dennis is preceded in death by his parents Alden and Phyllis Lyford.

The family requests for donations to be made in his name to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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