Edna N. Lynch, age 90 of Newton, NJ, passed away on Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at Bristol Glen.
Born in Astoria, Queens, Edna grew up in Harrington Park, NJ and moved to Sparta in 1949, where she lived most of her life.
Active in her community, Edna was a former research librarian for the Sparta Library. She was also a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader for many years and a parishioner of Our Lady of the Lake RC Church. Edna often volunteered at the Manna House and she enjoyed travelling, hiking, and bird watching.
Predeceased by her husband, Walter Lynch, and son-in-law Jeffrey Dickey, Edna is survived by her daughters Kathleen Lynch of Hamburg, Deborah and her husband Gregory DeSaye of Colts Neck, Eileen and husband Joseph VaLach of Joliet, IL, Marianne and Paul DuPont of Dardenne Prairie, MO, Teresa and Kurt Neff of Vernon Twp., Ellen Dickey of Dover, DE; and her son Michael Lynch of Stevensville, MD. She is also survived by her thirteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Edna will be held on Monday, March 25th, 2019 from 4-8PM at the F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, NJ 07416. A Funeral Mass will be held at the Our Lady of the Lake RC Church in Sparta on Tuesday, March 26th at 10:00 AM. Entombment will follow at the St. Joseph’s Mausoleum in Newton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lyme Disease Association.