John Dyon

Obituary of John Dyon

John M. Dyon, 83, of Hillsborough, NJ, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at his daughter's home.

John was born in Manhattan, New York to Charles and Margaret on February 2, 1934. After earning his Bachelors Degree of Architecture from the University of Notre Dame in 1956, John immediately took his commission into the United States Marine Corps and shortly became a Second Lieutenant. John married Elizabeth Ann (Bergin) on March 16th 1958 and after he served his country they settled in Bayside New York.

John's spent his professional career with Keiser Associates Inc., a New York City based interior planning, design and project management firm. John joined the firm when it was founded and he later became the owner and President in 1986. John worked over 52 years and up until he passed away.

John was a very proud patriot and former Marine; he enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren; he also loved the Jersey shore. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and The Edward Frederick Sorin Society at the University of Notre Dame.

John is survived by his four children, John G. Dyon and wife Mei of Berkley Heights, Kathleen Hein and husband Bill of Branchburg, Annmarie Gatzemeyer and husband John of Hillsborough, and Christine de Poortere and husband James of Basking Ridge. Also survived by his six grandchildren Morgan, Lyndsey, John, Grace, Margaret and Briana. His brother Charles R. Dyon, Jr. John is predeceased by his loving wife Elizabeth in 2003, and his sister Patricia Dorsey.

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made in John's memory to the American Lung Association.

Visitation will be held at Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home, 101 S. Finley Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00pm and on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00pm. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017, 10:00am at St. James Church, 184 S. Finley Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. Burial will be private for the family. For further information, or to light an online condolence candle please visit