Edna M. LynchCommunity volunteerEdna M. Lynch, who...

Edna M. Lynch

Community volunteer


Edna M. Lynch, who was a volunteer tutor and active in health organizations, died Tuesday at University Hospital of complications after surgery. She had been ill with lupus and kidney disease.

Services for the 30-year-old Randallstown resident will be conducted at noon today at the New Shiloh Baptist Church, Monroe Street and Clifton Avenue.


A native of Enfield, N.C., who was raised in Baltimore, she was a graduate of the Walbrook High School and attended the Catonsville Community College. The charter member of the Maryland Lupus Foundation was a member of the advisory board of the Maryland Kidney Foundation.

She was also a volunteer in the tutorial program for elementary school students sponsored by Coppin State College. In addition, she was a member of the Youth Group of the New Shiloh Baptist Church.

She is survived by her parents, Virginia and David Lynch; a brother, David Lynch Jr. all of Randallstown; a sister, Gwendolyn Franklin of Baltimore, and two nephews.

Edith K. Irwin

Baltimore native

Edith K. Irwin, a Baltimore native, died Thursday of kidney failure at a hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Services for Mrs. Irwin, who was 84 and moved from Washington to St. Petersburg in 1967, were to be conducted at 4 p.m. today at the Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home there. Graveside services will be conducted at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

The former Edith Kraus was born and reared in Baltimore and married Carl H. Irwin in 1927. He died in 1972 after retiring as an Army colonel.


She is survived by a son, Carl H. Irwin Jr. of St. Petersburg; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.