Lynn D. Sorf, born June 14, 1944, passed away peacefully at her home in Millsboro, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, after a brave and valiant fight with heart disease and cancer. A native of Fanwood, N.J., she moved to Delaware in January, 2013.
Lynn was the daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy (McCann) Sorf of Fanwood. She is survived by her life partner, Donna M. Dolce; her brother Robert Sorf; nephew Richard S. Storm; and niece Rachel (Dennis) Sorf Lionis. She is also survived by her great-nieces and nephews, Meghan, Savannah and Cody Storm and Aidan Lionis. In addition to her parents she was pre-deceased by her brother Richard Storm.
Lynn graduated from Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School in 1962 and upon her graduation went to work for Western Electric in Union, N.J. and retired 32 years later from its successor organization AT&T and remained a life member of the AT&T Pioneers. Following her retirement she operated several service and handywoman businesses that provided cleaning, landscaping and a variety of personalized services. She ultimately concluded her work experience as a recreation assistant at the Chelsea of Fanwood. Lynn was an active community volunteer and was always willing to lend a helping hand to a variety of community service projects and organizations.
Lynn was an accomplished sportswoman and was an active and accomplished bowler and was a member of the WIBC, Union County 600 Club. She also was a member and officer of the Ashbrook & Warrenbrook Women's Golf League for many years.
Lynn was an extremely generous person with her time and energy; and in addition to her family she leaves behind many friends in both New Jersey and Delaware and her beloved dachshund, Ruby Sue.
A Celebration of Lynn’s life will be held Friday, Sept. 5, at Independence Hall in Millsboro, from 1 to 3 p.m., and at the Chelsea of Fanwood Saturday, Sept. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m., with a tribute beginning at 1:30 in both locations.
Flowers are gratefully declined and donations can be sent to the Fanwood Community Foundation, PO Box 242, Fanwood, NJ 07023.