Lynne Marie Gomez

Lynne Marie Gomez

BROCTON — Lynne Marie Gomez, 72, of Brocton, N.Y., passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, in St. Vincent Health Center, following a brief illness.

Lynne was born July 11, 1949, the daughter of the late Harry and Doris (Taylor) Petsch Colt.

She attended Brocton Central School and graduated in the class of 1967. Following graduation, Lynne worked at M. Wiles and Petri’s, both in Dun-kirk, N.Y.

In 1974, Lynne enlisted with the U.S. Air Force and retired from there after serving 20 years of service. While serving, she earned several medals, toured Egypt, Turkey, Italy and supported Desert Storm.

When time permitted, Lynne enjoyed surfing the world wide web, doing cross word books, and tending to her beloved feline family.

She is survived by her husband, Rudy; her siblings: Judy Sanfilippo of North East, Pa., Bill (Laurie) Petsch of Brocton, N.Y., Peggy (Dan) Petrella also of Brocton, N.Y., Kathy (Herbert) Young of Thomasville, N.C., Wendy Colt of Watertown, N.Y.; step-daughter, Nancy (Brian) Lambert of Boulder, Colo.l and sisters-in-law: Judy Petsch of Fond Du Lac, Wis., and Mary Fox of Pueblo, Colo. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents, Lynne was preceded in death by her brother, Harry Petsch; and stepfather, Alvin Colt.

A celebration of life will take place on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at 11 a.m., at the J.W. Dill Post 434, American Legion, W. Main St., Brocton, N.Y., where full military honors will be accorded. A luncheon will follow.

Memorial contributions in honor of Lynne can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Funeral arrangements are being cared for and provided by the MORSE FUNERAL HOME, 51 High-land Ave., Brocton, NY 14716.

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