Marguerite Lynch

Obituary of Marguerite Wilma Lynch

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Marguerite Wilma (Knapp) Lynch, loving wife and beloved mother of four children, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024, in Nashville, TN, at the age 83 after a brief illness. Marguerite (Peggy) was born on September 6,1940 at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna, OH, the daughter of Hubert and Margaret (Wise) Knapp. She was the seventh of eight children. She grew up in Ravenna, OH, where she met the love of her life, Willian Dean Lynch CPA. William (Bill) and Peggy were married on June 17, 1961 at Fort Gordon, GA, during his 5-year enlistment with the U.S. Army. They returned to Ravenna to start a family where they raised two sons, Michael and Christopher, and two daughters, Kelly and Sandra. Peggy worked briefly before getting married. First as a Movie Theater Cashier, where she first met Bill, next as a bank bookkeeper, both in downtown Ravenna, OH. She was a very devoted and hardworking mother to her children. She enjoyed cooking and baking. Her signature homemade Apple Pies were always a family favorite. She was also very talented with her hobbies; colorful crocheted afghans, intricate hooked rugs, and elaborate floral embroidery. Peggy was competitive and a wonderful homemaker. She enjoyed playing Scrabble and trouncing those willing to play her. She was also very skilled at making her homes beautiful and welcoming. She had impeccable taste for interior design. Peggy was a devout Catholic. She attended Immaculate Conception School and Ravenna High School, both in Ravenna, OH. She worshipped at Immaculate Conception Church in Ravenna, OH, and Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Murfreesboro, TN. Following BIll’s retirement, they relocated to Murfreesboro, TN, the Volunteer State. Their love of a southern climate and putting down new roots made Tennessee a great destination. Also, both Christopher and Sandra had moved there. Peggy was preceded in death by her father, Hubert, her mother, Margaret, her husband, William Dean Lynch, CPA, and brothers, Francis, Walter and Kenneth, and her sisters, Eleanor and Mary Jeanne. She is survived by her brothers; Richard and Dennis. Her four children; Michael Patrick Lynch (Gail), Kelly Susan Jaminet Claxton (Michael), Christopher John Lynch (Rose) and Sandra Kay Hurley (Brian). Also three grandchildren; Emma, Aidan and Greyson. She was a loved and a favorite Aunt to many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. There will be a (Double) Christian Funeral Mass for both Bill and Peggy Lynch on Wednesday, March 6th at 2:00 pm at Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 1601 North Tennessee, Murfreesboro, TN 37130. There will be a Military Funeral Honors for William Dean Lynch, CPA, on Thursday, March 7th at 1:00 pm at the Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, 7931 McCrory Ln, Nashville, TN 37221. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the American Diabetes Association at in honor of both Bill and Peggy Lynch.
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Funeral Mass

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church
1601 N Tennessee Blvd
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States


1:00 pm - 1:30 am
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Middle TN Veterans Cemetery
7931 McCrory Ln
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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