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Obituary Notice – John T. Lycett

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LycettJSOUTH DAYTON:  John T. Lycett, 74, of Cherry Street, South Dayton, passed away Sunday, March 24th, 2019 at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, following a brief illness.  He was born in Buffalo, on December 18, 1944, the son of the late Harry C. and Ruth (Roloff) Lycett.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and served in the National Guard.

Mr. Lycett worked as a Maintenance Supervisor for the NYS Thruway Authority, Westfield, retiring in 2002 after 25 years of service, was an expert Class A Ham Radio operator- “JJ2L” and an avid motorcycle rider.

Survivors include his wife Priscilla (Goodnoe) Lycett, of South Dayton, whom he married on July 31, 2004, in Forestville, four sons Scott (Lori) Lycett, of Orchard Park; Jeffery (Jodi) Lycett, of Utah; Brian Lycett, of South Dayton; James Lycett, of Virginia; a step son, Nicholas (Erin) Langworthy, of Amherst; and a sister, Linda Rose of Forestville.  Also surviving are six grandchildren, several step grandchildren and one great granddaughter.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by a sister Sally Peebles.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, from where Funeral Services will be held Friday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Michael Pollock, pastor of Gage Chapel Community Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in Balltown Cemetery, Town of Hanover, where graveside military service will be conducted by members of J. Carter Knapp American Legion Post #953, Forestville.

The family suggests memorials may be made either to the Dementia Society of America, PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901 or to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.

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  • Inez
    Posted March 27, 2019 at 6:36 pm

    Sorry to hear of John’s passing. May the Lord comfort each of you his family members. It is never easy to handle when a loved one passes on. May God continue to bless and comfort each of you.

  • Vail Lycett and family
    Posted March 29, 2019 at 6:50 pm

    So sorry for your loss, prayers for you and yours…from Vail Lycett and family in Florida

  • Sharon Johnson
    Posted March 30, 2019 at 11:20 am

    So sorry for you loss, Priscilla and family.

  • Robert
    Posted August 12, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    I am very saddened to hear of the passing of an old friend. Me and John worked together for several years and he always knew how to bring a smile to everyone. We spent many hrs working together and helping each other out. He was always a pleasure to be around and he will be missed very much. Until we meet again I know you’re watching over us all. God bless you John and all of your loved ones. My condolences to his family.

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