Barbara Anne Lynch
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BARBARA ANNE LYNCH AGE: 45 HOPATCONG Barbara Anne Lynch, 45, of Hopatcong, passed away at home Wednesday, August 25, 2010, following a long illness. She was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. Barb, a fencer since high school, was honored with a lifetime membership to the USFA (United States Fencing Association) based on her long standing contribution to the sport. She was a former vice president of the USFA and was chair of the NJ division for over 10 years. She coached Morris Hills High school for 21 years and has received countless coaching awards in that tenure. Her legendary organizational skills led her be appointed as bout committee chair (the person who runs fencing events) for many, many national fencing tournaments and championships. This December the fourth annual Barb Lynch Regional Youth Circuit will occur. It is a fencing event in her honor that utilizes an entirely volunteer staff with all proceeds to going to Ovarian Cancer charities. Her activity in girls scouts spans 20 years of service. In 1999, she became leader of her daughter's troop # 482 in Hopatcong. She was the Hopatcong Service Manager (for the Girl Scout Council) and Business Manager for the Jockey Hollow Girl Scout Camp. Morristown Neighborhood House awarded her the "Phenomenal Woman Award" for her outstanding work in girl scouting and the community. Her generosity of spirit, the time she made for others, her willingness to get involved, will always be such a positive example for the rest of us who knew her that it can't help but be an inspiration to try harder to make our own corners of the world a better place to be. She was a member of Our Lady of the Lake R.C. Church and the church parish council in Mt. Arlington. Survived by her husband Shawn, her father Frank Campi of Rockaway Township, two children Fiona and Patrick both at home and her sister Lisa Campi of Hopatcong. Visitation Sunday, August 29th, 2010, 1 - 5 p.m. at Tuttle Funeral Home, 272 State Route 10 West, Randolph (www.tuttlefh.com). A Memorial Mass will be held Monday, August 30th, 2010, 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake R.C. Church, 1 Park Avenue, Mt. Arlington 07856 (973-398-0240). In lieu of flowers, donations are requested in her memory to Teal Ribbon Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.


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Published in Daily Record on Aug. 27, 2010.
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September 2, 2010
I just heard abobut Barb's passing today. I knew her from Girl Scouts and Jockey Hollow Day camp. She will be sorely missed. My condolences to all of her family. My granddaughter Alisa Whitmore loved doing foam fencing with her. Peggy Walk (AKA Butterfly Lady)
Peggy Walk
August 30, 2010
i am extremely sorry to read of Barb's passing. i remember when she started fencing in hs,and i knew over the years she had become a dedicated coach. she will be missed...my sympathies and prayers are with her family....Bennett Katz....mhhs '80...
Bennett Katz
August 29, 2010
Our deepest sympathies to the family. She will always be in our prayers. the good lord needed a special angel. Barb will be missed by all. God Bless.
Laura Mazza
August 29, 2010
Barb has been such a wonderful influence and inspiration for my daughter Siobhan in the last 3 years. Despite knowing that her days might be numbered, she still to devote herself to the Morris Hills team and give them her all. We will all miss her so much. All my sympathy to her family and friends.
Jean Scully
August 28, 2010
Barb was an extermely wonderful woman. her talents and personality were one of a kind. she will be sincerely missed. She was always so strong and never gave no matter what the situation was. she will be a wonderful angel watching over everyone who she loved and who loved her.
Brianna Pante'
August 28, 2010
Our sincerest sympathies to such a wonderful family. What a great loss to the community. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, the family. She will be missed by many.
Sue and Tom
August 27, 2010
My thoughts and prayers are with you always.
Nancy Drury
August 27, 2010
Barb and Shawn guided our son, Steve, for four years and longer. Her love of the sport was infectious. She will be missed by many.
Holly Lenhardt
August 27, 2010
My sincerest sympathies to the family. Barb helped coach the girl's team I was on with Lisa at MH back in the 80s. A wonderful spirit who will be missed. - Justine Stremme-Cutchis
August 27, 2010
It is with deep sadness that my daughter and I receive this news. Barb and her never ending enthusiam will be missed by my daughter this fencing season and beyond. The HicinbothemFamily
August 27, 2010
My sincere sympathy to all of you. Barb was an amazing woman and I am honored to have known her.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time
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