Lynn retired from Kinsner Elementary in Strongsville as a second grade teacher and devoted much of her spare time playing and coaching soccer. She enjoyed coaching the Brunswick Blue Lightning and the Brunswick All-Stars along with several recreational leagues, for many years. Lynn was a former PSR teacher at St. Ambrose also.
She will be missed by her beloved husband, James of 34 years; loving daughters, Courtney (fiance Phil Saslaw) and Kirsten Gillespie; cherished sisters, Lisa (Ken) Schneider and Leslie (James) Wise; dear brother, Scott (Anne) Sedlock; and her parents-in-law, whom she cared for deeply, James Robert and Zoe Marie Gillespie.
Family will receive friends Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 1 to 3 and 6 to 9 P.M. at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick and one hour prior to Mass at the church on Friday, February 1, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 1, 2013 at 10 A.M., at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 929 Pearl Rd., Brunswick. Burial will follow at Hope Memorial Gardens, Hinckley.
Contributions may be made in Lynn’s memory to the Lynn Gillespie Soccer Scholarship Fund (c/o Waite and Son Funeral Home, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick, OH 44212.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com