Death is Due To Heart Attack
Injured in a fall in her home near Willow Grove in Center Township last September, Mrs. Emily Lynch Fordyce, who had been in ill health since that time was found dead in her bed yesterday morning by her husband, William L. Fordyce.
The deceased had been ill for the past few months, but was in usual health when she retired Monday night. Her death was due to a heart attack that is believed to have occurred at about 4 a.m.
Mrs. Fordyce was born in Dunkard Township, September 9, 1868, a daughter of Phillip and Mary Garrison Lynch, deceased, and was 69 years, six months and thirteen days of age at the time of her death. She was the wife of William L. Fordyce whom she married in 1906 and is survived by two children: Mrs. Mary Mitchell, of Rogersville, and Mrs. Bernice Lasseter, of Detroit, Mich., as well as four step-children: Roy Fordyce, of North East, Pa.; Mrs. Hester Hileman, of Waynesburg; Howard Fordyce, of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mrs. Oliver DeLancy, of Ambridge.
Six brothers and sisters also survive: Mrs. Jasper Williamson, of Carmichaels; Mrs. J. E. Williamson, of Dry Tavern; Mrs. Nannie Fox, of Ohio; Mrs. Leasure Cowell, of Mt. Morris; William Lynch, of Davistown and Newton Lynch, of Garards Fort. Six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren also survive.
Mrs. Fordyce was a member of the Willow Grove Christian Church.
Waynesburg Democrat Messenger, March 23, 1938 (Greene County, PA)
FORDYCE - Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Emily Lynch Fordyce, of Center Twp., near Willow Grove, will be held on Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the late residence followed by services at two o'clock from the Willow Grove Christian Church. Rev. Joe V. Smeltzer will officiate. Interment will be in the Fordyce Cemetery. Friends are being received at the late home.
Waynesburg Democrat Messenger, March 24, 1938 (Greene County, PA)
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