Is­abelle Clark Lynch

Cecil Whig - - LOCAL -

Is­abelle Clark Lynch, 91, of North East, MD, passed away on Wednes­day, July 27, 2016. Born in Ox­ford, PA, on Nov. 20, 1924, she was the daugh­ter of Joseph and Es­ther Clark Lynch.

M iss Lynch grad­u­ated from North East High School and Salisbury State Teacher’s Col­lege. She was re­tired from the DuPont Com­pany. She de­voted her life to pub­lic ser­vice and was hon­ored with the Cit­i­zen of the Year and the Women’s Trail­blazer Awards. Miss Lynch was ac­tive in the Demo­cratic Party serv­ing on the county and state Demo­cratic Cen­tral Com­mit­tee and was a Mary­land pres­i­den­tial elec­tor in 1980. She was a faith­ful mem­ber of St. Mary Anne’s Epis­co­pal Church serv­ing as the first fe­male vestry mem­ber and as trea­surer. She also served on the boards of the Ce­cil County Pub­lic Li­brary, Mary­land Li­brary Com­mis­sion and Ce­cil Com­mu­nity Col­lege Board of Trustees. Ad­di­tion­ally she was ac­tive in the Women’s Club of Ce­cil County, Women’s Col­lege Club, North East Wa­ter Fes­ti­val, His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety of Ce­cil County and Ce­cil County Lit­er­ary Coun­cil.

She was pre­ceded in death by her par­ents and three sib­lings: Louise Ross, Robert Lynch and Edith Rose Wal­beck.

Miss Lynch is sur­vived by her sis­ter, Eli­nor Schrack of Lower Gwynedd, PA; her nieces and nephew: Sharon Beales of Eas­ton, PA, Bar­bara Lee Eng­land of Elk­ton, David Wal­beck of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, and Pa­tri­cia Mur­phy of North East; and 10 great nieces and neph­ews.

A grave­side ser­vice will be held at 10 a.m. on Satur­day, July 30th at Gilpin Manor Memo­rial Park, Elk­ton, MD.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made to St. Mary Anne’s Epis­co­pal Church, in care of Crouch Fu­neral Home, P.A., 127 South Main St., North East, MD 21901.

For con­do­lences, please visit www.crouch­fu­neral ing Sun; sis­ters, Mae Moretz and Edie Bouchelle, both of Elk­ton; his five grand­chil­dren; and nu­mer­ous nieces and neph­ews.

Friends and fam­ily may visit from 6-8 p.m. on Sun­day, July 31 at R. T. Foard Fu­neral Home, P.A., 111 South Queen St., Ris­ing Sun, MD 21911.

All other ser­vices will be pri­vate.

To send an on­line con­do­lence, visit www.rt­

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