Sarah "Sally" Lynch

March 22, 2012  

LOWVILLE, N.Y.  —  Sarah “Sally” Nortz Lynch, 83, of Brookside Circle, died Wednesday afternoon, March 21, at Lewis County General Hospital after a brief illness.

Born Aug. 29, 1928, in Croghan, a daughter of Gerald A. and Ellen Burns Nortz, she was a graduate of Lowville Academy and Syracuse University.  

She married J. Robert Lynch on June 28, 1950, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Lowville.

Sally was a communicant and active member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Lowville.  

She was a member of the Lowville Academy Central School Board, Jefferson-Lewis County Mediation Service and the Lowville Village Board.  

Sally was involved in many other community activities. 

Surviving are
her husband, J. Robert Lynch; her children, Andrea Lynch, Utica, Roberta Lynch Carroll (James), North Bennington, Vt.; Sarah Lynch Disney, Essex, Margaret Lohmann (Keith), Franklin, N.H., Thomas Lynch (Carrie), North Andover, Mass., John Lynch (Laura), Fairport; grandchildren, Katherine Carroll (Patrick Zimmerman), Megan Carroll, Cecilia, Elizabeth, and Alexandra Disney; Katarina Lohmann, Zachary and John Lynch, Connor Lynch; a great-grandson, Luke Carroll Zimmerman; a brother and his wife, Thomas and Lucy Nortz, Lowville; and a brother-in-law, George Dillon of Winchester, Mass.  

A sister, Jean Nortz Dillon, died before her.

A funeral Mass will be said 11 a.m. Monday, March 26, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Lowville, with Rev. Christopher Carrara, pastor, officiating. A private family burial will be held at the Lowville Rural Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.  

Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sally’s memory to Friends of Lewis County Hospice; P.O. Box 266; Lowville, NY  13367.

Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.