Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Martin J. Lynch, 81
Martin J. Lynch, 81, of Cottage Grove, Minn., passed away peacefully on June 26 at his home.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Doralene “Dolly;” children, Kate Lynch (Jerry) Bix, Mary (Jim) Salk, Betty (Rick) Tintor, Tom (Jill) Lynch, Mike (Mena) Lynch, Barbara Lynch, Carol (Ron) Mavetz; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brother, Neill O’Neill, Sr.; many wonderful nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by beloved son, Joey; his parents, Joseph and Martha; brothers, Edward, James and Robert O’Neill.
Special thanks to the HealthEast Hospice program, Nurse Patti, Aide Carla and others.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 920 Holley, St. Paul Park. Interment was in the church cemetery. Visitation was Monday at the Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church are preferred. Arrangements by Kok Funeral Home.