Constance Lyster

Obituary of Constance W. Lyster

Constance W. Lyster, 84, of Medina entered into rest with her loving daughters at her side on Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Orchard Manor Rehab & Nursing Center.

Born April 7, 1935 in Medina, she was a daughter to the late Carl and Helen (Parker) Webber. She graduated from Medina High School in the class of 1953. She married William F. Lyster on February 27, 1960 and together raised three daughters. She was a lifelong and active parishioner of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Medina. Mrs. Lyster worked with her sister, Lorraine for thirteen years at the Four Seasons Fabric Shop. She then worked in the Town of Ridgeway clerk’s office, where she eventually retired. A talented seamstress, Mrs. Lyster enjoyed sewing and knitting. She made all of her daughter’s wedding gowns and accompanying bridesmaid’s dresses and loved to knit Afghans for any newborns that came along. Mrs. Lyster also enjoyed travelling, especially her memorable trips to Ireland with her sister, Lorraine and several shopping trips to NYC. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughters, Patricia (Brian) Albone, Linda (Michael) Wolski and Carlene (Larry) Stockwell; grandchildren, Christopher (Laura Taylor) Albone, Theresa (Justin) Gray, Kari (Roger) Jones, Jessie (Benjamin) Birch, Joshua (Melissa Carlton) Stockwell and Samantha (Isaiah) Johnson; five great-grandchildren, Nathan, Parker, Cole, Brock and Wyatt; her sister, Lorraine (late Pierson) Root; sister in-law, Alice Webber; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William Lyster in 2014 and her brother, Carl Webber.

Her funeral services will be held at a later date to be announced and burial will take place in West Ridgeway Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina.

Memorials in Mrs. Lyster’s name may be made to the Knights-Kaderli Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 684, Medina, NY 14103 or to PAWS Animal Shelter, 3371 Gaines Basin Rd., Albion, NY 14411. 

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