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September 5, 2006

Katharine V. Lynch
Ret. Asst. Comptroller

Katharine V. Lynch of Smallwood, a retired Assistant Comptroller for the Health and Hospital Corp. in New York City and a longtime area resident, died Thursday, August 31, 2006 at the North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset.
The daughter of the late Walter and Sarah Smith Lynch, she was born in Toledo, Ohio.
Katharine was a Communicant of St. Peter’s R.C. Church in Monticello; she also spent time in Naples, Fla. and attended St. Elizabeth Seton Church where she participated in parish activities.
Survivors include her sister, Julie Lynch of Little Neck.
Visitation will be private.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, September 4 at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, 10 Liberty St., Monticello. Father Robert Ginel officiated.
Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery in Bethel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home in Liberty.

Elizabeth A. Larkin

Elizabeth A. “Betsy” Larkin of Westminster, Colo. passed away at home on August 21, 2006.
Betsy received her Bachelors of Arts degree from William Paterson College in New Jersey and her Master’s degree in Special Education from CU/Denver. She taught elementary school for 24 years, spreading her love of children over four different states: New Jersey, Arizona, Texas and Colorado, currently in the City of Thornton at Mapleton School District #1.
Betsy’s sense of fun and commitment to family and friends found expression in her sense of humor, which all who knew her experienced as capable of illuminating both the smallest details and deepest dimensions of life and in her love of travel, with annual visits to the New Jersey shore, and in recent years trips to Mexico and the Mediterranean.
She is survived by her loving husband of 24 years, David S.C. Larkin; her beloved children, Paul D. Larkin and Kimberly P. Larkin; her parents, George and Pat Procak of Phoenix, Ariz. and White Lake; her sisters Francie Noyes of Phoenix, Ariz., Tina Tyler of Greenfield, Mass., and Kate Douglas of Shutesbury, Mass.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Patricia Bartholomew of New York, N.Y. in March, 2006.
Services were held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Saturday, August 26.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cops Fighting Cancer, 1010 S. Joliet St., #100, Aurora, CO 80012.

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