Andrew Jason Lynn, 40, of Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania, passed away Friday, December 20, 2019 at his home.
Born in Berwick, February 9, 1979, he was the son of Jody and Linda (Turnbach) DeShon, Sugarloaf; and biological father Jeffrey Lynn, Berwick.
Andrew worked for Bemis Co., West Hazleton for 17 years. He was a Marine Corps veteran having served from 1997 to 2001. He was extremely proud to serve his country, and to be part of the Marine Corps family. He was a member of the Valley Vets Post #8161, Conyngham and volunteered at the Butler Twp. Garden Center where he practiced his love of gardening. He also enjoyed white water rafting, hiking, swimming, beekeeping, four wheeling, wine making and going to Peace of Mind Yoga. In younger years he worked at Sally's Country Inn, Sugarloaf. He was a member of Columbia County 4H Club the Saddle Sores, where he was able to pursue his love of riding his heart horse Candy Bar as an equine gamer; with barrels being his favorite. Andrew was a leader who took great pleasure in teaching and helping others and liked trying new things. He was a hard worker who dedicated himself to whatever he was doing.
He was preceded in death, by a brother Joshua DeShon, maternal grandfather Ted Turnbach, and his paternal grandparents Guy and Hope Lynn.
Surviving in addition to his parents are his maternal grandmother Caroline Turnbach, Sugarloaf; a sister Amy Noss and her husband John; Shickshinny; a brother Aaron Payne, Sugarloaf; companion Katie Miller, Jeddo; special family friends Jaclin Hoffner, Rock Glen; and Fay Wagner, Drums; along with several aunts, uncles, cousins, and a niece.
A memorial service will be held Friday, December 27th at Christ UCC, 460 S. Main St Conyngham. Friends may call at the church from 6 PM with service at 7PM.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Butler Twp. Garden Center at www.digclds.org or mail checks made out to CLDS and mail to Joe Robbins, 223 Shingle Mill Drive, Drums, PA 18222 or a veterans healing group Mission22.com. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com
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