Jeannette J. Lynch
Jeannette J. Lynch
WINDSOR — Jeannette J. Lynch, 84, died Monday, March 11, 2013, at Mount Ascutney Hospital in Windsor.
She was born April 8, 1928, in Hinesburg, the daughter of Valerie (LaPierre) and Napoleon Paul Dufresne.
She graduated from Richmond High School in 1946, attended St. Michael’s College in Winooski and earned her nursing degree from Fanny Allen Hospital School of Nursing in Essex Junction in 1949.
On June 13, 1954, she married John M. Lynch in Williston.
Mrs. Lynch was employed as a surgical nurse. She was administrator at the former Windsor Hospital and retired in 1993 as assistant administrator for many years at Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center where she also served as head of the nursing home. She was a member of Vermont State Board of Nursing Homes, held offices with Mount Ascutney Hospital Auxiliary and was president of the local American Red Cross chapter.
She enjoyed the Ladies Red Hat Society and also served on the board of trustees for Historic Homes of Runnemede in Windsor. She also enjoyed driving her Model T Ford, quilting, gardening, boating, and was an avid knitter. She and her husband built the family home in Windsor.
Survivors include her husband, son John, daughter Cynthia Koch, all of Windsor; three grandchildren; four sisters, Laurette Hunter of Malone, N.Y., Florette Berg of Greenland, N.H., Helen Thompson of Seneca Falls, N.Y., and Ida Harvey of Richmond; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a sister, Lucille Eckhart.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, March 18, at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Windsor, with the Rev. Thomas Mosher, pastor, as celebrant, and followed by a reception in the church hall.
Burial will be at a later date in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery in Windsor.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Ascutney Hospital Auxiliary, 289 County Road, Windsor, VT 05089.
For online condolences, visit www.knightfuneralhomes.com.