Mary Ellen Lidon
Mary Ellen Lidon

August 27, 1955 - March 10, 2018
Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Resided in Hollywood, California
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Mary Ellen Lidon, 62, of Hollywood, California, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Saturday, April 14 at 10:00 am, thence to St. Helen's RC Church, Westfield, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 am. Thereafter, final disposition will be at Hazel Wood Cemetery, 64 Lake Ave., Colonia, NJ. Visiting hours at the Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home will be on Friday, from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm.

Ms. Lidon was born in New Brunswick to Joseph Lidon and Helen Kelly Lidon. She grew up in Clark and graduated from Arthur L. Johnson High School in 1973. Mary Ellen also attended Ithaca College and graduated in 1977.

Ms. Lidon was a photo editor for Time-Life and appeared on the masthead of People Magazine for many years. After relocating to Hollywood, she worked for a number of photo agencies. After retiring from photo editing, she attended the paralegal program at the University of California, Los Angeles and then served as volunteer in the California courts.

Mary Ellen was predeceased by her mother, Helen Kelly Lidon (2014), and brothers, Joseph Lidon (1996) and David Andrew Lidon (1978). She is survived by her father, Joseph Lidon, and her stepmother, Peggy Davis-Lidon; her brother, James Peter Lidon, and his wife, Paula Castaldo Lidon; and cherished niece and nephews, Siobhan Elizabeth, David Jake, Joseph Dominic and Alexander James.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her name to St. Helen's Church, 1600 Rahway Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090.



Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, April 13, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday, April 13, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Helen's RC Church
1600 Rahway Avenue
Westfield, NJ US 07090
Saturday, April 14, 2018
10:00 AM
Hazel Wood Cemetery
West Lake Avenue
Clark, NJ US 07066
Saturday, April 14, 2018
11:30 AM


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
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Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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