Dorothy Lynch

Obituary of Dorothy Ann Lynch

Mrs. Dorothy Ann Lynch of Port Jervis, NY died on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, NY.  She was 78.

She was born December 8, 1940 in New York City the daughter of the late Russell Gardner Cogswell and the late Anna Dorothy Cudney Cogswell.

Dorothy married Allen Martin Lynch, Sr. on May 27, 1960 in the Bronx.

She was a member of St. Mary’s R.C. Church and a past member of Holy Cross R.C. Church. Dorothy served as a Eucharist Minister at Orange Regional Medical Center and Bon Secours Community Hospital for many years.  She was also a past member of the Greenville Memorial VFW Post No. 3175 Ladies Auxillary.

Surviving are:

Her loving husband of 58 years, Allen M. Lynch, Sr.

Daughter: Debra A. Lynch

Sons: Allen M. Lynch, Jr.

            Kenneth J. Lynch

9 Grandchildren

3 Greatgrandchildren

Also many nieces, nephews and cousins

Dorothy was predeceased by her son, Joseph Kevin Lynch, and her granddaughter, Elizabeth Lynch.

Friends and family may call at Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc., 100 E. Main Street, Port Jervis, NY 12771 on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm and on Sunday, April 7th from 11:00am – 1:00pm and 3:00pm – 5:00pm.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 10:00 am with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 46 Ball Street, Port Jervis, NY with Rev. Matthew Newcomb officiating.

Cremation will be held at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA.

A private burial of cremains will be held at a later date at Unionville Cemetery, Unionville, NY.

Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191 For additional information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit