Marilyn Sue Lynch

February 22, 1943 - September 18, 2018
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Marilyn Sue Lynch, age 75 of Uniopolis on Tuesday, the 18th of September at 3:17 a.m. the gates of heaven opened wide and rejoiced as Marilyn entered paradise.  She will be sorely missed by her family, but now is no longer in pain.  She was born Feb. 22, 1943 in Fostoria, Ohio to the late Edward and Myrtle Risner Brant.  She married Bruce A. Lynch June 18, 1961 and he survives in Uniopolis.

Marilyn had been post-mistress in Uniopolis before retiring. She graduated from Fostoria High School in 1961.  She attended Cridersville Church of the Nazarene and had received distinguished service awards from the Nazarene Church.  She also enjoyed teaching children who then went on to become missionaries or pastors as their occupations.

Additional survivors include sons: Nathan (Kelly) Lynch of New Riegel, Ohio, Paul M. (Sherry) Lynch of Cridersville, a daughter Cheryl (Kevin) Mitchell of Marysville, Ohio; 6 grandchildren: Shaun Lynch, Jared Mitchell, Jenna Mitchell, Lindsey Morrison, Steven Lynch and Lillian Lynch; 11 great grandchildren:  Chloe, Addison, Avery, Harper, Levi, Elliann, Edison, Daysalin, Kiryn, Avianna, and Alec and a brother Charles (Diane) Brant of Fostoria, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by siblings: Betty Hackney, Olive Barlekamp, John and James Brant.

The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m., Friday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Cridersville Church of the Nazarene. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the church with Rev. Jonathon Spyker and Rev. Pam Spencer will officiate and burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery near Uniopolis.

Memorial contributions may be given to either Cridersville Church of the Nazarene or Wayne-Goshen Community Church of the Nazarene.


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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, September 21, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Cridersville Church of the Nararene


500 South Dixie 25 A, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018

Cridersville Church of the Nararene


500 South Dixie 25 A, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Born: February 22, 1943
Died: September 18, 2018

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Chief Rick Miller posted on 10/8/18

On behalf of the Cridersville Volunteer Fire Co. Inc., I wish to express our deepest sympathy to the Lynch family. Peace be with you in this time of sorrow. Chief Rick Miller and the Members of the Cridersville Vol. Fire Co. Inc.


Sheri westenbarger posted on 9/26/18

Bruce, Nate, Cheryl, and Paul, you are in mine and my families thoughts and prayers, my heart was broken when I received word of Marilyns passing, May God be with you all, and give you comfort and strength, she is in heaven, and pain free, and angel of God, and watching over all of you, God Bless and love you all. Sheri Westenbarger, Becky Lawless families


Cheryl Campbell and Family posted on 9/22/18

Bruce and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. I met Marilyn several times years ago at your parent's home and again at the funeral of your sister, Patty. I remember that she was a very lovely person. May God keep you in His loving care.


Vickie caldwell posted on 9/20/18

Cheryl, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. Love you


Carol Matthews posted on 9/20/18

Sending lots of love and prayers for you all. Aunt Marilyn was greatly loved and appreciated by all of Olive and Dean’s children.


Fran Stock posted on 9/20/18

Bruce and family--it's been awhile since I've seen you all , over the years I have thought of all of you fondly remembering some of our blessed times together. I am so sorry for your loss of Marilyn, a dear, sweet gal with a big heart for all. I am sending you many prayers for Gods' comfort and may He wrap His arms around all of you. I am no longer able to travel so I won't be able to share this time with you and the family but please know I am thinking of you each day. Blessings to all of you. Fran (Wolfrum) Stock


Fran Stock posted on 9/20/18

Bruce and family--although we haven't seen each other in awhile I still think of you all and especially at this time. My heart is broken for you. I don't need to tell you that Marilyn was a beautiful and wonderful person who showed Gods' love to all. During the years we knew each other we certainly enjoyed some blessed times together.I am unable to travel but know I am sending many prayers for strength for all of you in the days ahead. Thinking of you, with love Fran(Wolfrum) Stock


David Stein posted on 9/20/18

my deepest condolences to the entire lynch family,it has been many years since ive seen mrs.lynch,but she was a person who would leave a lasting image if you ever spoke to her.she will be missed dearly.


Vicky and Dave Wright posted on 9/20/18

Cheryl and family My prayers are with you Dear friend. You are strong and will need to be, for your Dad. Your Mom will keep watch of you everyday. In my prayers.


Deb Lowry posted on 9/20/18

Bruce, I was so sorry to learn of your wife's passing. My sincerest sympathies to you and your family. May God comfort you as only He can do now during this sad time and in the days ahead. ~ ~ Deb Lowry


Bruce and Mary Lee Crutchfield posted on 9/19/18

Family love and prayers are with you until we see you on Friday. Aunt Marilyn will live in our hearts forever.


Ted and Brenda Acker posted on 9/19/18

Uncle Bruce, Nate, Paul and all other family and friends.... Ted and I love you and are so sorry for your loss. We always held Aunt Marilyn in high regard. Such a sweet, loving and friendly heart. Aunt Marilyn.... Rest, and enjoy this next journey. We love you!


Roberta Stolzenburg posted on 9/19/18

My sincere sympathy to you and your family. Marilyn and Larry can continue their great conversations they had at the manor. I will keep you in my prayers during this difficult time. Roberta Stolzenburg


Susan Grace posted on 9/18/18

Love and Prayers for your family.