Friday, March 14, 2025

Barbara Lyons was born and raised in Bloomfield, NJ and has been a resident of West Orange for over 50 years. Now retired, her career path has covered the Insurance industry, legislative and marketing in New Jersey, Charlotte, NC and Chicago, ILShe has been a member of Irish American Cultural Institute for over 40 years and is member of the Board of Directors. Barbara was active for many years on the West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, and was Deputy Grand Marshal in 1977. She is a long time member of the Women of Irish Heritage serving as Stewardess, Treasurer, President and is the current Immediate Past President. She has been involved in the Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee for several years serving as Sergeant At Arms, was the 2016 Deputy Grand Marshal, and now holds the position of Treasurer.

She is looking forward to another excellent Parade and serving as Chief of Staff for her good friend Gwen Glazier.