Kathleen Cali (Lyons) Symons, 61, of Bridgeport and a former Fairfield resident, died Dec. 30, 2010, in St.Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport.

Raised in Fairfield, she graduated from Roger Ludlowe High School in 1967. She was a visiting certified nurse's aide and physical therapist.

Survivors include her children, Joseph Lyons, and his fiance, Laura Young, of Bridgeport, Kimberly Lyons, and her husband, Frank, of Bridgeport, Daniel Symons, and his wife, Theresa, of Michigan, Patrick Symons, and his wife, Melissa, of Michigan; her grandchildren, Jocelyn, Hayley, D.J., Patrick, Bryce, Christopher, William, Keagan, Ethyn and Caleb; two sisters, Paula McMahon, and her husband, James, of Monroe, and Mary Corbett, and her husband, Patrick, of Naugatuck; a brother, James Cali, of Fairfield; several nieces and nephews; her companion, Antonio Dantino, of Waterbury, and her former husband and friend, Jack Lyons, of Bridgeport. She was predeceased by her husband, William Symons, and parents, Salvatore and Annabelle Pesce Cali.

Calling hours will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road. The funeral service will be Thursday at a time to be announced in St. Margaret's Shrine in Bridgeport. Burial will be in Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport. Memorial gifts may be directed to: Swim Across the Sound/St. Vincent's Foundation, 2800 Main St., Bridgeport, CT 06606. To order flowers online, travel directions or to sign a guest register, visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com.