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ANDOVER: Mrs. Anna R. (Gill) Lynch, a lifelong resident of Andover and beloved wife of the late Mal Lynch, passed away at the Steward Holy Family Hospital in Methuen on Tuesday evening, January 20, 2015. She was 94 years old.

Born in Andover on July 29, 1920, she was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Bridget (Schoefield) Gill. Anna was a graduate of Punchard High School in Andover. She had a very witty and engaging sense of humor and was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her loving children, Judith A. Lynch of Hampton, N.H., Vincent M. “Mickey” Lynch of Wells, Maine, David F. and his wife, Valerie Lynch of Cape Neddick, Maine, Cathleen L. and her husband, Michael J. McDonald of Haverhill and Raymond J. Lynch and his partner, Kristal Kaylor, both of Rochester, N.H.; grandchildren, Kelly Connor, Julie Zaremba, Sean Darwin, Ryan Lynch, Erin Corbin, Meghan Matson, Maggie McDonald, Sarah McDonald, Mark Lynch and Telia Lynch and was known as “GG” to her 13 great-grandchildren.

Her funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex Street, Andover, on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. Relatives and friends attended. Calling hours were in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover on Friday, January 23, 2015, from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment was held in St. Augustine Cemetery in Andover. Donations in Anna's memory may be made to the Nevins Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 10 Ingalls Court, Methuen, MA 01844. The family would like to sincerely thank the staff at Nevins for their care and compassion shown to Anna and her entire family.
Published on  January 22, 2015
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