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Gwendolyn "Gwen" Lynch

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Gwendolyn "Gwen" Lynch Notice
LYNCH , Gwendolyn "Gwen" Suddenly on October 24, 2012, ALICE GWENDOLYN THOMAS LYNCH, a retired kindergarten teacher and speech therapist in the Baltimore public schools, died at Good Samaritan Hospital in northeast Baltimore. The Lochearn resident was 92 and donated her body to science. Born September 15, 1920, in Baltimore, she was the youngest child of George Bernard Thomas and Agnes May Sampson Thomas and a devoted sister to Ellen Celestine Thomas Hilliard and George Bernard Thomas, Jr. In 1941 she married Charles Henry "Buck" Lynch, a business education teacher at Carver Vocational Senior High and a Baltimore public schools system administrator. He passed away on Palm Sunday in 2003. Mrs. Lynch graduated from Fannie Coppin Normal School and began teaching in this city's public schools. From 1948 to 1958 she taught kindergarten at Henry Highland Garnet Public School #103. She attained a B.S. in Elementary Education at Morgan State College and her Master's in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Temple University. In 1976 she was awarded Baltimore's Public School Teachers Association Certificate of Honor for her years as a Special Education speech therapist. At Towson State University she was a Clinical Supervisor and part-time faculty member in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology and also taught at Mt. St. Agnes College. Gwendolyn Lynch is survived by her sons Dr. Charles Henry Lynch III, and his wife Gayle Marshall Lynch, who live in Brooklyn, NY, and Thomas Lee Lynch and his wife Sandra Campbell Lynch, who live in Foxridge, MD; two grandchildren; three great-granddaughters, and many dear relatives and friends.
On Friday, November 30 from 6 to 8 PM a remembrance gathering will be held at March Funeral Home West, 4300 Wabash Avenue near Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore 21215. On Saturday, December 1 at 10:30 a memorial Mass will be held at St. James Episcopal Church, 1020 West Lafayette Avenue, Baltimore 21217. Family hour begins at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be sent to the St. Agnes Guild of St. James Episcopal Church.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Nov. 26, 2012
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