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MILLANE - Lynn S. (Hon)
May 4, 2019, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by all of her children. Lynn spent a majority of her life dedicated to others on various boards and committees and served as the Town of Amherst's first woman Councilman and first woman Supervisor. She was predeceased by her beloved husband attorney John V. Millane, Jr. She is survived by her five children, Dr. Maureen Millane (Brian Rusk), Michele Millane Campanella, John V. Millane, III, Mark R. Millane, and Kathleen Millane McConnell (Matthew); 14 grandchildren, Justine Rusk, Michael Rusk, Connor Campanella, Patrick Campanella, Kate Campanella Beja, Sean Millane, Ryan Millane, Joy Millane, Kevin Millane, Alyssa Millane, Matthew McConnell, Ashelyn McConnell, John McConnell and Taylor McConnell; two great-grandchildren, Noah Beja and Brody Beja; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday June 29, 2019 at 8:45 AM at St. Gregory the Great Church, 200 St. Gregory Ct., Williamsville, NY 14221. The family would like to request in lieu of flowers, that any donations be made to The Twentieth Century Club of Buffalo Preservation Foundation, 595 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14202 or a charity of your choice. Arrangements by the Dietrich Funeral Home, Inc. Online condolences may be shared at

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