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Marian Lynch, Age 88

Marian S. Lynch, 88, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd. She ran the gift shop at McClure’s Drug. Marian was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  She was a native of Ireland, IN.

She is survived by her husband James W. Lynch of Jeffersonville, IN.; sons J. Tim Lynch of Jeffersonville, IN., Kevin Lynch of Palm Beach, FL.; nieces & nephews.

Marian was preceded in death by her father Robert Sermersheim; mother Alice Renner Sermersheim; step-mother Matilda; sisters Eugenia Mehringer and Helen Humbert.

Funeral mass will be held Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the church. E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Sacred Heart Haiti Committee. 

Comments (1)

  • Philip Vogt

    28 September 2017 at 04:58 |
    It was my great good luck to grow up next to the Lynch family. Mrs. Lynch was always a kind presence in my life, but also a source of gentle discipline. It was a time when responsibility for raising children was collective and shared by neighbors. Mrs. Lynch was sort of old-fashioned even by those standards. I remember that she would sit us down when we were kids (this was in the 1960's), have us read the "Goofus and Gallant" feature in Highlights Magazine and then ask questions to make sure we had absorbed the moral lesson. I'm sure I snickered at the time, but in retrospect I'm grateful and I realize how utterly free she was of cynicism. She looked out for us. She was a lady of sterling qualities and I will always be grateful to her.

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