A Sacred Moment


Jo Lynch Townsend


January 19, 1959 - August 28, 2017

Jo will truly be missed by all that knew and loved her. Jo was born in Torrance California to Jim and Ruth Lynch. She grew up in Torrance graduating from West High School in 1977. Jo met and married her husband Don in 1986 followed by the birth of their son Jason in 1993. Jo and Don moved to Mukilteo Washington in 2000 for Don’s work and Jo was always the first to volunteer for any school activities and Jason’s sports. She went back to work in 2006 as a Para educator working with children with special needs. Jo loved helping these special people. Jo enjoyed getting together with friends and family as often as possible sharing stories and having a good laugh. Don and Jo belonged to two yacht clubs and enjoyed spending time on the water with friends in the San Juan Islands on board their boat Sea Angel.

Jo was preceded in death by her parents Jim and Ruth Lynch and her best friend Kathleen. Jo is survived by her husband Don, son Jason, step-son Ryan and 3 grandchildren, brother Jim Lynch, sisters Barbara (Steve) Schrag, and Chris (Bob) Martin, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Jo will truly be missed by all that knew and loved her.



A Celebration of Life will be held for Jo on Saturday September 30th at Swinomish Yacht Club in La Conner Washington from 1 – 4. The Yacht club is located at 310 N 1st Street, La Conner, WA98257Please see map and directions link below.

See the map below.


In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the charity of your choice or the American Cancer Society.

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