Lynn R. Walden of 1229 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca (formerly of Trumansburg) passed away at the Lakeside Nursing Home on Thursday, May 22, 2003 at the age of 80.

Born on April 20, 1923 in Waverly, New York, Lynn was the son of Lynn L. and Nora Crowley Walden.

He retired as a salesman with North American Philips Lighting Corporation with over 40 years of service.

In his leisure time Lynn enjoyed working in the yard to maintain it's immaculate appearance. He also had many memorable times while camping and boating but his most treasured activity was playing the organ and he played it with passion.

In addition to his parents Lynn was preceded in death by a son, Jack Walden on November 9, 1996. He is survived by his wife Margaret L. Dean Walden of Ithaca; a son, James (Marilyn) Walden of Lake City, FL; a step-son, George (Karen) Compton of Brooktondale; 2 daughters, Connie (Dennis) Black of Snellville, GA and Carol (Stanley) Carpenter of Trumansburg; a brother, Edward (Dorothy) Walden of Haines City, FL and several grandchildren, great-grandchilden, nieces and nephews.

A Graveside Service will be held at the Calvary Cemetery in Ithaca on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at 3:00 pm with the Rev. Eugene O'Hara, OFM Cap. officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Lynn's memory may be directed to the Alzheimer's Assoc. of CNY, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204 or to the Activities Fund at Lakeside Nursing Home, 1229 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850.

The family has entrusted arrangements to the Ness-Sibley Funeral Home, 23 South St., Trumansburg. 1-888-534-5446.

Page Submitted By: Joseph L. Sibley, Director