Lynn E. Selinka Lynn E. Selinka, age 80, of New Milford, died Thursday, August 20, 2009, at New Milford Hospital. She was the wife of the late John Selinka. Mrs. Selinka was born in Hanover, Germany, August 14, 1929, daughter of the late Rinehardt and Elsa Dohm Erhart. She was a graduate of Concordia College and Butler Business School. She was executive secretary to the President of New York Medical College for many years, retiring in 1992. She moved to New Milford in 1992 from Westchester, N.Y. She was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother, Nanny, also Omie, loved to sew, garden, cook, shop QVC and spend time surrounded by her family & friends. We will always love and miss her. Most recently she was befriended and cared for by the most wonderful woman, Taylor Lydiard, who is now a member of our family. She also loved her adopted daughters, Kate and Eleshia. Mom we love you. She is survived by one son, John Edward Selinka and wife, Priscilla, of Thornwood, N.Y.; three daughters, Janet Allsworth and husband, Ken, Carol Servillo and husband, Frank, and Alyssa Ness and husband, Rod, all of New Milford; seven loving grandchildren, Justin and Jessica Allsworth, Krysten and Jaclyn Servillo and Zachary, Jacob and Kellen Ness. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 23, 2009, at 3:30 p.m. at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the Lillis Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Contributions in her memory may be made to
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Published in News Times on Aug. 21, 2009