Vice President, Owner/Funeral Director
As co-owner and vice-president of Hamel-Lydon Chapel & Cremation Service of Massachusetts, Michelle Lydon continues a family tradition that began more than 60 years ago, providing caring, compassionate assistance to each family entrusted to our care.
A licensed funeral director, Michelle is a graduate of Archbishop Williams High School, New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences and Fitchburg State College, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services and an Associate’s Degree in Funeral Service. She is also a Justice of Peace who has had the privilege of officiating at more than 1,000 wedding ceremonies.
Michelle has a long history of community activism that includes spearheading the all-volunteer drives to refurbish the Collins Rest-a-While and Beechwood Knoll School playgrounds and as well as the restoration of the city’s Sailors’ Home Cemetery for Civil War veterans. In addition to serving ten years as a commissioner on the city Parks and Recreation Board, Michelle’s civic activities include serving on the Quincy Educational Fund Committee and as Treasurer of the Quincy Democratic City Committee. She is a longtime member and officer of the Quincy Lions Club, having served as the organization’s president from 2009-2010.