Lynn C. Lee (nee Stella), 58, passed peacefully on Sunday morning, June 28, 2015, at her home in the company of her loving family. She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Colin; daughter, Nicole (Jordan MacPherson); parents, James and Nancy Stella; sisters, Lori, Lisa (Christopher Gray), and Leslie (Christopher Molnar). She was a beloved aunt and a cherished friend.
Lynn was born in Chesterland, Ohio, and attended Notre Dame Academy. For over 20 years, she worked on behalf of the arts, the disabled, and the ill at the Art Therapy Studio of Cleveland in management and administration. A firm believer in the power of art to restore, make whole, and heal those who are suffering, Lynn herself was an enthusiastic painter and multimedia artist. She loved gardening, flowers, Walt Disney World, and most of all, her family and friends. She is remembered for her creativity, her unfailing optimism in her battle with cancer, and above all, her generosity of spirit and infinite kindness.
Visitation is Tuesday, June 30, at DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Home of South Euclid, 4600 Mayfield Rd., from 5:00-8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, July 1, at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. Interment following in Knollwood Cemetery.
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I remember Lynn’s smile and consistent friendliness to everyone who worked, participated and volunteered at the Art Studio. She will be missed!
Lynn was a kind, loving, compassionate and creative individual. Her passing leaves a big hole in our hearts and in the world. I am sorry she is no longer with us.
Sincerely, Jacky Martin
Lynn was a compassionate, beautiful woman. She is an example of what love looks like. Her life is an inspiration to all of us. We will all miss you Lynn.
I will miss my sweet, loving, caring, fun cousin Lynn. How blessed I was to have her in my life. Much love to the family she leaves behind. We will all remember our Lynn with heavy, yet grateful hearts.
Dear Coleand Nikki, I am so sorry to hear about Lynn.. She was my first friend at St Gregory ‘s.. I will always remember her kindness and help with the kids…She was so kind..may God watch over both of you…
Mark & Sandy Shorr
We’re so very sorry for your loss.
Leslie, I’ll be thinking of you & praying for your family. I’m so sorry for the loss of your sister. Hugs to you & your family.
Together with Kurt and Libby, we send our love. What an extraordinary woman…smart, compassionate, funny and a heart of unsurpassed giving…my friend Lynn. My gratitude for the gift of her friendship cannot be described. Working hand in hand over the years, relying on her expertise in all things ATS was a joy. Words fail me now.
I cannot tell you how sorry I am to not be with you. From Ireland, know that I look to the skies and see that beautiful smile.
All my love and prayers, Chris
Lynn was such a gifted artist and encouraged me in my creativity many years ago when I took classes at the Art Therapy Studio. Her friendliness and warmth made me feel so welcomed. My heartfelt sympathy.
I will miss seeing Lynn at the Art Therapy Studio! My prayers are with you all!
I am so sorry to learn of your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
To Lynn’s family,
I’m so sorry for your loss. Lynn was a beautiful person. She was always warm and helpful. She had a wonderful presence in the office. It was nice knowing she was there to greet me each time I checked in at the Studio. She is very much missed and I am grateful to have worked along side her. I wish you comfort and peace at this difficult time.
I am so sorry we have lost Lynn…I will always remember her with so many fond memories…one incredible lady who changed so many lives..
Lynn was always helpful and caring. Sh enjoyed her job, art, and fellowship with like minded people. I was lucky to have done art with her and to have known her enthusiastic spirit. She will be missed greatly.
Molly O'Neill Haaga
Lynn is a truly unique individual who left a lasting impression in her big smile, calm & gentle voice, creative mind, fun personality, and vibrant energy. I will remember her always and am honored to have known her. My deepest sympathies to her family and friends.
Nicole- I am so sorry for the passing of your mother. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts.
So very sorry to learn of Lynn’s passing. I got acquainted with her as a student of the Art Therapy program at Ursuline. She was always very gracious and kind whenever I called for any reason at all. I know so well this is a very difficult time and I send my deepest sympathy and pray her fond memories will sustain you. Most sincerely
Terry D. Peterson
Dear Cole, Nicki and your family. Please accept my sincere sympathies on the passing of Lynn. She was a good lady and I enjoyed the times I spent with her. I hope you are comforted by the many memories you all share.
John & Ginny O'Donnell
We only met your mother at your wedding… The legacy we know is such a wonderful spirit I can only imagine what a terrific mother/friend/person that she was and the impression she must have left on others … The Lord had greater plans for her.
So very sorry for your and your entire family’s loss.
John, Ginny & Kate
Such sorrow. We all will miss her wit and smile, her care and compassion, her belief in the power of art to heal. Farewell dear colleague; yours is a great legacy and we will honor the work and carry on!