Isabelle Clark Lynch
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.
Miss 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.