Thomas “Louie” M. Lydon
Thomas “Louie” M. Lydon, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 12. Lydon was born in Manhattan and served in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1968 and later worked as a steam fitter for local #638. He is the father of jockey, Patricia P.J. Lydon.
Lydon is preceded in death by his sisters, Patti-Jo Gaynor and Katie Adams. He is survived by his daughter, Patricia P.J. Lydon; son, Thomas M. Jr. (Andrea); brothers, Patrick and John; and sister, Mary Lydon.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Park. Disposition remained private.