Patricia McDermott

Obituary of Patricia Lynn McDermott

Patricia (Lynette Lyon) McDermott (68) resident of Greenwich Ct., for 25 years, native born of New Orleans, La., departed this life on Saturday May 30th 2020,. Preceded in death by both parents Albert and Gretchen McDermott. She leaves to cherish her memory, sisters Gail (Doran) McDermott-Allen, Rhonda and Lindarae McDermott, brothers Albert (Jeannie/deceased) McDermott, Kevin McDermott and a dear cousin Myron (Barbara) Johnson. In addition to a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Patricia (Lynette Lyon) was an accomplished Opera soprano vocalist who sung throughout the United States and Europe. She has performed on Broadway and with groups such as the Norman Luboff Choir and in the Grabrowski Schweitzer Tournée Carmen Jones and Houston Grand Opera Company productions of Porgy and Bess and Treemonisha. She also sang in Revelations for the Alvin Ailey Dance Company. Ms. Lyon was a scholarship student of the late Metropolitan Opera soprano Marjorie Lawrence. Some of her solo work has included Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Magnificat, Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Verdi’s Requiem, and the world premiere of Johann David Heinichen’s Mass in F with the New England Baroque Soloists.. The family request in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lynette be sent to two choirs that were instrumental in their sisters healing journey to Eternal life. Angel Choir, Greenwich, Ct. Https://angelchoir.org Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut Http://mendelssohnchoirofct.org A memorial celebration of life service is planned for a later date. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Nutmeg State Cremation Society of 453 Shippan Ave. Stamford, Ct. Please visit their website, at www.nutmegcremation.com to leave a personal message for Patricia's family and friends, and to keep updated on the memorial celebration. Thank you.
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