Thelma E. (Cullinen) Lynch


Thelma E. (Cullinen) Lynch of Western Promenade passed away January 18, 2013 at the Village at Waterman Lake. She was the wife of Paul F. Lynch to whom she was married for 42 years.

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, a daughter of the late George and Agnes E. (Rooney) Cullinen, she had lived in Cranston for over 40 years. Mrs. Lynch was a graduate of St. Aloysius High School and worked for Jersey Bell and New England Bell for many years. She was the secretary at St. Paul School C.C.D. in Cranston for 10 years before retiring in 1999. She enjoyed vacationing at Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey and Key West, Florida.

Besides her husband; she leaves a son, Paul F. Lynch, Jr. of Cranston, a daughter Jennifer E. Gallagher and her husband, Frank of Warwick; two grandchildren Colin and Sean Gallagher. She was the sister of the late George Cullinen, Jr. and Helen Kostyk.

Her funeral will be Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Paul Church, One St. Paul Place, Edgewood at 10 a.m. Calling hours Tuesday 5-8 p.m. Burial will be in Saint Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the Hope Alzheimer Center 25 Brayton Avenue Cranston, RI 02920 will be appreciated. Special Thanks to the staff at Village of Waterman Lake and the Hope Alzheimer Center. Condolences please visit


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