Dorothy L. Lynch


Memorial Service

Saturday July 20, 2019

11:00 AM

Treadwell United Methodist Church

68 Church Street, Treadwell, NY

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TREADWELL - Dorothy (Dottie) Lucille Lynch born April 30, 1930, in Manhattan, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2019, with family members by her side.
She is predeceased by parents Peter and Sylvia Devlin; siblings Peter (Kathy) Devlin, Arthur (Barbara) Devlin and Joan (Thomas) Jedlicka. Survived by brother Robert (Linda) Devlin; sons James (Emilienne) Lynch, Timothy Lynch and Roger (Michelle) Lynch; grandchildren Christine Rodriguez, Michael Lynch, Helen (Jason) Young, Nicole (Tyler) Huyck and Daniel (Sarah) Lynch; 16 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and many others who called her 'Grandma.'
Since moving to Treadwell in 1976, she was a Girl Scout Troop Leader, an active member of the Treadwell Fire Department, and attended the Treadwell Methodist Church. She retired from the Oneonta Price Chopper Pharmacy after 25 years.
She was known as the family matriarch who hosted Christmas Eve every year for the family, which was riddled with unmarked presents and an endless supply of bread. Every night always ended with Grandma in her chair doing her pin curls, watching David Letterman. She always remembered everyone's birthday and having her family together was her happily ever after. She was very proud of the number of grandchildren and great- grandchildren she had and would often say 'this is all because of me.'
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at the Treadwell United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Treadwell Fire Department or Treadwell United Methodist Church.
Online condolences to the family can be made at
Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.
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Published on July 12, 2019
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Susan Mulroy
Jul 12, 2019
So sorry for your loss to Tim and his family. Dottie sounded like a great person as well as mother, grandmother and great grandmother. So lucky you all had her in your life so long. PEACE!