Carlyn L. Radcliffe, 71, of Lancaster, passed away on March 22, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital. She was the loving wife of Walter “Terry” Smith Radcliffe for 46 years.
Born in Springfield, PA, she was the daughter of the late Carlo Celeste Bosi, Jr. and Leonora Ethel (Worman) Bosi.
After graduating with a Master’s Degree in Education from West Chester/Millersville and a BA from Shippensburg University in 1968, she spent her professional career as an educator and counselor for various school districts including Glenolden outside Springfield, Manheim, Solanco, and Hempfield townships and was proud to work with her students in the Youth Peace Council (YPC). At Shippensburg she was President of the Zeta Beta sorority and in the homecoming court.
She served as social chairperson of Lancaster Ski Club in the 70’s, Junior Golf chairperson and 9-hole chairman at Lancaster Country Club in the 80’s, Chairperson of the Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure and was proud to have a hole-in-one. She also volunteered her time with the Daffodil Days for the American Cancer Society, was an AAUW member and a Delta Kappa Gamma Society member. Carlyn (Lynne) was a Stephen Minister at First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster where she served as a Deacon, an Elder and taught Sunday school.
Lynne was enjoying her new home at Farmstead/Homestead Village and was looking forward to getting her gardening going again this spring.
In addition to her husband Terry, she is survived by two sons, Jonathan Radcliffe and Andrew Radcliffe (husband of Kristie); three grandchildren and a sister Cindy Lavery (wife of Andy).
A Memorial Service will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601, on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 11:00 AM. Friends will be received prior to the service from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. Interment will follow in Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit: www.DeBordSnyder.com