Lynn Marie Wood was born on June 24, 1951, in Cleveland, to her parents, Raymond and Alice Kollai. She graduated from Rhodes High School and Baldwin Wallace College. Lynn retired from AT&T after 30 years of work in management. She battled cancer bravely for the past two years and died peacefully on Friday, January 20, 2023.
Lynn was a member of St. Joseph Church in Avon Lake and Telephone Pioneers. She loved nature and hiking. She was an avid golfer and an Al-Anon State Representative. Lynn enjoyed Avon Lake's proximity to Lake Erie, she loved looking at the water and especially trips to Port Clinton. She had a long retirement and was able to travel with her partner Ron. They took in NASCAR races in many states and were always on the hunt for some good peppermint ice-cream. Lynn will be dearly missed.
She is survived by her partner of 23 years, Ron Claus; her beloved siblings, Sharon Moss, Dennis Kollai (Lois), and Wendy Toolis (Patrick); her sister in law, Susan Kollai and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Wood; her parents; her brother, Darryl Kollai; and her brother in law Dennis Moss.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions are suggested to the Sorrowful Mother Shrine, 4106 State Route 269, Bellevue, OH, 44811; or Back to the Wild, P.O. Box 423, 4504 Bardshar Road, Castalia, Ohio 44824.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2023, 10:00 am, at St. Joseph Church, 32946 Electric Blvd, Avon Lake, 44012, Reverend Ronald Wearsch will preside. Friends and family are welcome for one hour prior to the Mass at the church starting at 9:00am. For those not able to attend Mass, but still wishing to view, please use the following link;
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine at a later date. Private burial to be held, cremation by Busch. www.buschcares.com 440-933-3202