Linda "Lyn" Cotter
Linda “Lyn” Cotter of Mahopac, NY passed away on May 9, 2011 at Hudson Valley Hospital. Mrs. Cotter was born on March 7, 1947 in Yonkers, NY to Miles and Lousie (Zemko) Rutyna. On January 27, 1965 she married James Cotter in Newburgh, NY. They moved to Mahopac in 1970 to raise their family. In addition both Lyn and James owned and operated Lyn’s Hallmark Store in Mahopac, NY. Mrs. Cotter is survived by her devoted husband, James, her five loving children; Michael, Jeannie Murcott, Lawrence, James and Milas, her brother Milas Rutyna, her three sisters; Dolores Higgins, Barbara Fasces and Pam Mitchell , twelve adoring grandchildren and Rita who was Linda’s caregiver for the past 12 years. Visitation will begin on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc. 418 Route Six, Mahopac, NY 10541 (845)628-5655. A service will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment will be private.