Susan E. Lynch

Susan E. “Sue” Lynch, 76, of Plymouth, died Wednesday, June 19, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth. She was the wife of Kevin Lynch, and the daughter of the late Edgar K. Markley and Priscilla (Thomas) Markley. Born and raised in Gettysburg, PA, she eventually made her home in Plymouth with her family. She was educated at Tampa University and earned her master’s degree from Bridgewater State University. Sue worked as an art teacher at Plymouth North High School early on in her career. Later she worked at Tiverton High School for over 20 years until her retirement in 2013. As an extremely creative and talented woman, Sue had an eclectic flair and a profound passion for all types of art, which translated into many of her creations. She was always experimenting with new mediums and exploring new techniques.

She embraced her time with family and watching her grandchildren grow. Her love for the water drew her to sailing in Plymouth along with traveling every spring to Sanibel Island, FL with her husband Kevin. She cherished the time spent with friends and family visiting them in Sanibel. She and Kevin enjoyed biking together, especially with their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Brody.

Besides her devoted husband, she is survived by her three sons, five grandchildren, her brother, and an aunt. They include her son Mark Spicer and his wife Mellissa and their two children Tyler and AvaRose of South Plymouth; her son Matt Spicer and his wife Danielle and their three children, Zackery, Jacobl and Jasmine of Bolton; her son Ryan Spicer and his wife Nancy Costello of Mashpee; her brother Edgar “Gar” Markley and his wife Kathy of Ellicott City, MD,; and Aunt Sue Reeves of Niantic, CT.

Visitation with the Lynch family will be held on Thursday, June 27, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Cartmell-Davis Life Celebration Funeral Home, 9619 State Road, Plymouth, followed by a service at 11 a.m. The burial service will be held at Plymouth County Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Friends of the CAL (Center for Active Living) Tree of Life for Sue Lynch, 44 Nook Rd., Plymouth, MA, 02360.

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