Thursday, January 21, 2010

Morton "Mort" I. Lynn

Morton I Lynn, 82 passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2010 from lung cancer. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 7, 1927, the son of Robert Lynn and Sylvia Hamberger Lynn. He served in the Army Air Corps in Hawaii as a grounds safety technician where he received the World War II Victory Medal. Mort was a member of V.F.W. Post 5046. After the military, Mort worked in the fashion industry for the Robert Hall Company. He came to Florida with his family in the early 60's, still working in the fashion industry. Soon Mort started working for builders selling new homes. That's when he met Edwina. They married on February 14th, Valentines Day in 1987. After the Gulf War ended, Mort went into interior design, working for Robb & Stuckey until his retirement in 2005.

He is survived by his wife Edwina, his daughters Susan Gail Roberts, Barbara Ellen Lynn and Linda Sue Ortiz, his wife's daughter. He has three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service is being held on January 31st, 2010 at Dobbs Funeral Home located at 430 N. Kirkman Road at 11:00 AM.

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